In the media

2017: Interviewed by Dominic Utton, Daily Express. Quoted in: ‘Oxford student who stabbed boyfriend could avoid jail as she is “genius”‘, 18 May.

2016: Interviewed by Danica Kirka, Associated Press. Quoted in: ‘Study: Police using body cameras see huge drop in complaints’, September 29.

2016: Interviewed by Matthew Weaver and Vikram Dodd, The Guardian. Quoted in: ‘Dalian Atkinson: former footballer dies after police shoot him with Taser’, 15 August.

2016: Interviewed by Daria Kim, tbs eFM Primetime, South Korea, ‘Britain’s justice system’, 21 July.

2016: Interviewed by Roubina Margossian, CivilNet TV, Yerevan, Armenia: “Miscarriages of Justice: UK Experience in Armenia”, 5 February.  

2016: Interviewed on Boon TV, Yerevan, Armenia: ‘The causes of, and protections against, miscarriages of justice’, 5 February.

2014: Interviewed by Olivia Goldhill, The Telegraph. Quoted in ‘Can we trust a guilty conviction?’, The Telegraph, 21 November.

2014: Interviewed by Olivia Goldhill, The Telegraph. Extensively quoted in ‘When innocent men go to jail: miscarriages of justice in Britain’, The Telegraph, 4 September.

2014: Interviewed by Paul Peacy. Quoted in ‘Legal eagles fighting wrongful convictions in the US are coming here’, The Independent, 5 September.

2013: Interviewed by Simon Mercep for Radio New Zealand’s, Morning Report, on the call for a Criminal Cases Review Commission for New Zealand following the quashing of the conviction of Mark Lundy by the Privvy Council, 8 October.

2012: Interviewed by, This is Bristol. Quoted in: ‘Bristol law students help win appeal over man’s robbery conviction’, 13 September.

2012: Interviewed by Laville, S. Quoted in: ‘Criminal review body is “failing the innocent”’, The Guardian, 28 March.

2012: Interviewed by Manning, L. Quoted in: ‘Norton Rose to host event for Bristol University’s INUK campaign’, Lawyer 2B, 28 March.

2012: Quoted in: Binnie, A. ‘INUK calls for murder case appeal to be heard’, Watford Observer, 4 April.

2012: Quoted in: Scheerout, J. ‘Convicted killer Susan May calls for reform of appeals “watchdog”’, Manchester Evening News, 29 March.

2012: Quoted in: Bromsgrove Advertiser ‘Innocence Network UK believes man may be innocent of double murder’, 10 April.

2012: Quoted in: Tallentire, M.  ‘Campaigners urge murder case review’, Durham Times, 29 March.

2012: Cited in: Lancashire Evening Post ‘Campaigners take up fight for innocence’, 30 March.

2012: Quoted in: Sunderland Echo, ‘Woman convicted of husband’s murder proclaims innocence’, 31 March.

2012: Interviewed by lensy, D. Feature article: ‘Fighting for simple justice’, Bristol Evening Post, 7 March.

2012: Quoted in: Tallentire, M.  ‘Campaigners urge murder case review’, The Northern Echo, 29 March.

2012: Interviewed by Robins, J. Quoted in ‘The CCRC isn’t perfect, but calls for reform need to be part of a wider debate’ , The Guardian, 26 January.

2011: Interviewed by Marion Scott for The Daily Record. Cited in: ‘Rough Justice Plea on Robber’, 21 August.

2011: Interviewed by Laura Manning for Lawyer 2B. Quoted in: ‘Bristol students in battle to overturn conviction of alleged armed robber’ 22 August.

2011: Interviewed by Gary Robertson for BBC Radio Scotland’s Good Morning programme on the University of Bristol Innocence Project submission to the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission on behalf of Wiliam Beck, 12 August.

2011: Interviewed by Guyton Portal BBC Norwich, Simon Hall appeal, 14 January.

2011: Interviewed by Laura Manning, The Lawyer. Quoted in ‘Freedom Fighters’, 31 January.

2011: Interviewed by Mark Murphy, Breakfast Show, BBC Radio Suffolk: Simon Hall appeal judgement, 14 January.

2011: Interviewed by Private Eye. Quoted in ‘Losing the thread’, Number 1278, 24 December – 6 January.

2011: Interviewed by Private Eye. Quoted in ‘No-test case’ Number 1280, 21 January – 3 February.

2011: Interviewed by Rachel Sloane, Drivetime, BBC Radio Suffolk: Simon Hall appeal judgement, 14 January.

2011: Interviewed by Sarfraz Manzoor, Observer Magazine. Feature articel: The Innocence Project: the court of last resort. 9 January.

2010: Quoted in The Barrister Magazine, ‘Why the conviction of Simon Hall cannot stand’ December.

2010: Interviewed by Laura Manning, Lawyer2B. Quoted in ‘Bristol Innocence Project takes murder case to Appeal Court’ 7 December.

2010: Interviewed by Mark Tran, The Guardian. Quoted in ‘Judgment reserved in murder appeal as forensic evidence divides experts’ 9 December.

2010: Interviewed by Nic Rigby, BBC News. Quoted in ‘Clash over Simon Hall murder appeal fibres evidence’ 9 December.

2010 Interviewed by Star FM ‘University of Bristol Innocence Project’s application to the CCRC for Neil Hurley’, 17 June.

2010: Interviewed by Jessica Abrahams for Ujima Radio: ‘Racism and the criminal justice system’, 13 May.

2010: Appeared on BBC1’s The Big Questions, hosted by Nicky Campbell, as an expert contributor on the debate ‘Should old cases come to court?’, 10 January.

2009: Interviewed by Ben Prater for BBC Radio Bristol Dive: ‘University of Bristol Innocence Project contribution to the Criminal cases Review Commission referral of Simon Hall’s case back to the Court of Appeal’, 20 October.

2009: Appeared on BBC1’s The Big Questions, hosted by Nicky Campbell, as an expert contributor on the debate ‘Is it wrong to allow witness anonymity?’, 23 August.

2009: Interviewed by Natalie Alcoba, National Post (Ontario, Canada). Quoted in: ‘No comfort or peace for Charles Smith’s victims’, 13 December.

2009: Interviewed by Original Radio and Star FM: University of Bristol Innocence Project contribution to the Criminal cases Review Commission referral of Simon Hall’s case back to the Court of Appeal, 21 October.

2008: Interviewed by Amy Gardener for KISS 101 FM Radio: ‘Can we have confidence in our criminal justice system?’, The Innocence Network UK (INUK) Innocence Projects Day to mark National Pro Bono Week, 14 November.

2008: Interviewed by David Garmston, The Politics Show, BBC1: “Does England and Wales need a ‘not proven’ verdict like they have in Scotland?”, 29 June.

2007: Interviewed by Simon Hopkins, Original Radio, on the Innocence Network UK National Training Programme for member innocence projecairedts, University of Bristol, 2-4 November.

2007: Interviewed by BBC Panorama for a special programme on Barry George’s appeal in the Court of Appeal (Criminal division) (CACD), aired BBC 1, 29 October.

2007: Inspired and appeared in ‘The Innocents’ Brief’, last ever BBC Rough Justice documentary about the work of the University of Bristol Innocence Project, BBC 1, 12 April.

2007: Quoted in ‘Wrongly jailed attend conference’, BBC News Online, 31 March.

2007: Interviewed by Ben Prater, BBC Radio Bristol, ‘Was the Three Year Community Rehabilitation Order for Michael Porter ‘unduly lenient’?, 25 August

2007: Interviewed by Chris Vacher, BBC Points West, ‘Was the Three Year Community Rehabilitation Order for Michael Porter ‘unduly lenient’?, 25 August.

2007: Interviewed by Nic Rigby, BBC News. Quoted in: ‘Justice for Simon Hall: Murder conviction doubts’, 11 April.

2006: Interviewed by Nick Jackson, The Independent. Quoted in: “Wrongful convictions: the students battling to help inmates”, 14 December.

2006: Interviewed by Donna Chisholm, Sunday Star Times. Quoted in: ‘Innocent Mistake’ , 26 February.

2006: Interviewed by Helen Morris, The Lawyer Magazine. Quoted in: ‘Jan launch for Cardiff Innocence Project’ Lawyer 2B, 5(2): 4.

2006: Interviewed by John Turner, BBC Radio Bristol, on the University of Bristol Innocence Project, 8 November.

2006: Phone-in on Jury Trials, Victoria Derbyshire Show, Radio 5 Live, 10 February.

2006: Live interview by Maurice Boland R.E.M. – Radio Europe Mediterranean, 25 October, ‘The Innocence Network UK’.

2005: Interviewed by Richard Lewis, The Richard Lewis Show, BBC Radio Bristol, ‘20 Questions’, 25 August 2005.

2005: Interviewed by Phil Chamberlain & Rich Cookson, The Tribune. Featured in: ‘New court of appeal is now in session’ The Tribune, Volume 69, Number 26, 1 July 2005.

2005: Invited press briefing at the Press Conference call for a Public Enquiry into South Wales Police, Norwegian House, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, 18 July: ‘The Cardiff Three, the question of factual innocence and the call for a Public Inquiry in to the miscarriages of justice caused by South Wales Police’.

2005: Interviewed by Jon Robins, The Times. Featured in: ‘Damned if you do, and damned if you don’t…’ 12 July.

2005: Interviewed by Victoria Derbyshire, BBC Radio 5 Live, on the need for the University of Bristol Innocence Project.

2005: Interviewed by Steve Morris, The Guardian, about the University of Bristol Innocence Project. Featured in: ‘Students to the rescue’, 14 June.

2005: Interviewed by Nigel Dando, BBC Radio Bristol, on the official launch of the University of Bristol Innocence Project, 31 May.

2005: Interviewed by Bob Beale, Bristol Evening Post, about the official launch of the University of Bristol Innocence Project to coincide with National Pro Bono week. Featured in: ‘A quest for justice’, 31 May.

2005: Interviewed by Jeremy Vine, Jeremy Vine Show, BBC Radio 2, on the Innocence Network UK and Paul Blackburn’s successful appeal, 26 May.

2005: Interviewed by John Brain, BBC News, on Paul Blackburn’s successful appeal and the Innocence Network UK, 24 May.

2005: Interviewed by Peter Allan, BBC Radio 5 Live, on Paul Blackburn’s successful appeal and wider issues on the wrongful conviction of the innocent, 24 May.

2005: Interviewed by Kate Garraway, GMTV, on the potential for the innocent to be wrongly convicted and the likely outcome of Paul Blackburn’s appeal, 23 May.

2005: Interviewed by Katie Hickman BBC Radio 4 for ‘Face the Facts’ on the question of whether the Criminal Cases Review Commission redress the problem of miscarriages of justice, 22 April.

2005: Interviewed by Ben Ore for a student production about miscarriages of justice in England and Wales – ‘Conviction’, 25 February.

2005: Live interview by BBC News 24 on the Prime Minister’s public apology to the Guildford Four and the Maguire Seven, 9 February.

2005: Live interview by Maurice Boland R.E.M. – Radio Europe Mediterranean – on the Home Office’s rejection of Angela Cannings’ claim for compensation for wrongful imprisonment, 14 January.

2005: Interviewed by Cahal Milmo The Independent. Quoted in: ‘Cannings’ compensation claim is rejected’, 12 January.

2005: Various radio interviews on the Home Office’s rejection of Angela Cannings’ claim for compensation for wrongful imprisonment, 12 January:

  • Recorded interview by Rory McLean, BBC Radio 4 News;
  • Live interview by Jo Kiernan, BBC Radio Wales; and,
  • Live interview by Keith Warmington, BBC Radio Bristol.

2005: Interviewed by Karen Attwood, Press Association, on the Home Office’s rejection of Angela Cannings’ claim for compensation for wrongful imprisonment, 12 January.

2004: Interviewed by Ruth Wood, Western Daily Press, cited in: ‘Scandal of mothers jailed over “cot death”’ 23 December.

2004: Live interview by Nigel Campbell, BBC Southern Counties Radio, Breakfast Live, on the 15th Anniversary since the Guildford Four overturned their convictions, 19 October.

2004: Live interview by Ed Douglas, BBC Southern Counties Radio, Breakfast Live, on the 30th Anniversary of the convictions of the Guildford Four, 5 October.

2004: Interviewed by Greg Lewis, Wales on Sunday. Quoted in: ‘Counting the cost of injustice’, 19 September.

2004: Interviewed by John Hatton, Big Issue. Quoted in: ‘Innocence Network Attacks Appeals System’, 13 September.

2004: Various live television, radio and newspaper interviews on the launch of the Innocence Network UK, 2-3 September:

  • Live interview by Richard Lyddon, HTV Television, 6.00 p.m. News;
  • Live interview by Jessy Kaner, BBC Radio, World Service. Translated into Russian for ‘Life in Britain’;
  • Live interview by Jo Kiernan, BBC Radio Wales Live interview by Ruth Davidson, BBC Radio Glasgow; and,
  • Live interview by Nigel Dando, BBC Radio Bristol, Breakfast Show; Live interview by Bill Heine, BBC Radio Oxford.

2004: Interviewed by Lee Glendinning The Guardian. Quoted in: ‘Injustice victims given new chance’, 3 September.

2004: Interviewed by Sarah Cade, Press Association. Quoted in various pieces on websites and hardcopy outlets including:

  • ‘West fights for innocent in jail’, Western Daily Press, 3 September;
  • ‘Students enlisted to fight miscarriages of justice’, Bristol Evening Post, 3 September;
  • ‘Injustice network to be launched’, BBC News Website, 2 September;
  • ‘Injustice victims fight wrongful convictions’, News.Scotsman.com, 2 September; and,
  • ‘Students fight for justice’, This is Bristol Website, 2 September.

2003:  Interviewed by Rhodri Lewis, BBC Television Wales, on the call for a Public Enquiry into the miscarriages of justice caused by South Wales Police, 3 November.

2003: Interviewed by Hugh Turnbull, BBC Radio Wales, on the call for a Public Enquiry into the miscarriages of justice caused by South Wales Police, 3 November.

2002: Various live and recorded television and radio interviews on the White Paper Justice For All 16 – 17 July:

  • Live interview BBC News 24;
  • One-hour phone-in for the ‘Nicola Heywood Thomas Show’, BBC Radio Wales;
  • Live interview by Keith Warmington, BBC Radio Bristol; and,
  • Recorded interview by Jim Wheble, BBC Radio London.