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John Oliver on wrongful convictions: ‘Guilty until proven rich or lucky’

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John Oliver explored how difficult it is to appeal a wrongful conviction in the US, even if there’s compelling evidence of innocence, on Last Week Tonight. Though the constitution contains the writ of habeas corpus to...

Former Post Office workers say lives fell apart after wrongful convictions

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Former Post Office workers affected by the IT scandal at the company said their lives “fell apart” and that they were left feeling “worthless” and shunned after being wrongly convicted. Victims called for the company’...

‘It’s the tip of the iceberg’: shining a light on the horror of wrongful convictions

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He had spent 43 入狱年, and a spell on death row, for a murder he did not commit. 在 2019 Charles Ray Finch, an African American man from North Carolina now in his 80s, was finally set free. “He went in at ag...

Ex-Deutsche Bank traders’ Libor-rigging convictions overturned by US court

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A US court has overturned the conviction of two former Deutsche Bank traders for allegedly rigging the London Interbank Offered Rate (Libor). A three-judge panel from the second US circuit court of appeals in Manhatta...

Convictions quashed for men who drove dinghies across Channel

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The convictions of four asylum seekers for driving small boats across the Channel have been found unsafe by the court of appeal in a ruling that identified systemic failings in such prosecutions. The three judges in t...

Derek Chauvin to appeal against George Floyd convictions

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The former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has filed an intent to appeal with the Minnesota state appellate court over his murder conviction for the death of George Floyd. A jury found Chauvin, 谁是白人, ...

Rape victims in England and Wales to give video evidence to boost convictions

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Rape victims in England and Wales will be able to provide their evidence on video prior to a trial to help improve conviction rates, 据了解. The plans form part of a review, led by the justice secretary, Rob...

Ex-Post Office head apologises to workers after convictions quashed

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The former head of the Post Office has apologised to its employees who were wrongly convicted because of a glitch in the company’s accounting system and will step back from her duties as an Anglican priest. Under the ...

No convictions for St Louis officers who beat Black undercover colleague at protest

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No convictions were returned for three white St Louis police officers accused of beating a Black undercover colleague so severely during a protest over another officer’s acquittal that he had to undergo multiple surge...

Two members of Freshwater Five lose appeal against drugs convictions

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Two members of the Freshwater Five convicted more than a decade ago of attempting to smuggle £53m of cocaine into the UK have lost an appeal against their convictions. Jonathan Beere, 51, and Daniel Payne, 46, who wer...

Shrewsbury 24: court of appeal overturns 1970s picketing convictions

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Members of the so-called Shrewsbury 24, who were convicted for picketing nearly 50 几年前, have won a bid to clear their names at the court of appeal. Two dozen trade unionists who picketed during the 1972 national...

巴西: Lula has convictions quashed, leaving him free to challenge Bolsonaro

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Brazil’s former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva could be set for a sensational comeback attempt after a supreme court judge annulled a series of criminal convictions against the leftist icon and restored his polit...

巴西: Lula has convictions quashed, setting up election clash with Bolsonaro

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Brazil’s former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva could be set for a sensational comeback attempt after a supreme court judge annulled a series of criminal convictions against the leftist icon and restored his polit...