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Westminster Commission on Miscarriages of Justice (2021)

 

The Westminster Commission on Miscarriages of Justice was established by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Miscarriages of Justice with a brief to investigate the ability of the criminal justice system to identify and rectify miscarriages of justice.

It has now concluded its work and published its report – In the Interests of Justice. The report is available in full here.

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The Westminster Commission on Miscarriages of Justice is co-chaired by two members of the APPGMJ: Baroness Stern and Lord Garnier QC.

Baroness Stern CBE is a cross-bench member of the House of Lords and President of the Association of Members of Independent Monitoring Boards. Formerly the Solicitor General, the Rt Hon. Lord Garnier QC is a Conservative Member of the House of Lords and practising barrister.

Joining Baroness Stern and Lord Garnier as members of the Commission are Dame Anne Owers, National Chair of Independent Monitoring Boards and former Chief Inspector of Prisons; Michelle Nelson QC, Barrister at Red Lion Chambers; Dr Philip Joseph, Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist; and Erwin James, Editor-in-Chief of Inside Time.

 

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