Publications by year

2017

Huff, C. R., and Naughton, M. (2017) ‘Wrongful conviction reforms in the U.S. and UK: Taking Stock’ in Plywaczewski, E. and Guzik-Makaruk, E. (2017) (Editors) Current Problems of the Penal Law and Criminology. 7th Edition. Warsaw, Poland: Wolters Kluwer Publishing. Click here for the chapter.

2016

Naughton, M. (2016) ‘Miscarriages of justice, wrongful convictions and victims’ in Corteen, K., Morley, S., Taylor, P., & Turner, J (2016) (Editors) A companion to crime, harm and victimisation. Bristol, United Kingdom: Policy Press. Click here for details of the book.

Naughton, M. (2016) ‘Appeals Against Wrongful Convictions’ in Corteen, K., Morley, S., Taylor, P., & Turner, J (2016) (Editors) A companion to crime, harm and victimisation. Bristol, United Kingdom: Policy Press. Click here for details of the book.

2014

Naughton, M. (2014) ‘Criminologizing wrongful convictions.’ British Journal of Criminology. 54 (6): 1148-1166. Click here for the article

Naughton, M. (2014) ‘Gerry Conlon’s life is a reminder that wrongful convictions happen everywhere.’ The Conversation. 23 June. Click here for the article

2013

Naughton, M. and Tan, G. (2013) ‘Report – Symposium on the Reform of the Criminal Cases Review Commission.’ (Printed by LexisNexis). Click here to download the report

Naughton, M. (2013) The Innocent and the Criminal Justice System. (Palgrave Macmillan) Click here for more information on the book 

2012

Naughton, M. (2012) ‘The Criminal Cases Review Commission: Innocence versus safety and the integrity of the criminal justice system’. Criminal Law Quarterly. 58: 207-244. Click here for the article

Burnside, J. and Naughton, M. (2012) ‘Semiotics, Miscarriages of Justice and the Trials of Jesus’ in  Rivlin, J. (2012) (Editor) Studies in Jewish Law In Honour of Bernard S. Jackson, Jewish Law Association Studies XX. Deborah Charles Publications. Click here for the chapter.

Naughton, M. (2012) ‘Innocence Must be the Question’ in Robins, J, (2012) Wrongfully Accused: Who is Responsible for Investigating Miscarriages of Justice? London: Waterflow. Click here for the chapter.

2011

Naughton, M. (2011) ‘How the Presumption of Innocence Renders the Innocent Vulnerable to Wrongful Conviction.’ Irish Journal of Legal Studies. 2(1): 40-54. Click here for the article

Naughton, M. and Tan, G. (2011) ‘The need for caution in the use of DNA evidence to avoid convicting the innocent.’ International Journal of Evidence and Proof. 15(3): 245-257. Click here for the article

Naughton, M. (2011) ‘Truth, or evidence.’ Bristol Review of Books. July. Click here for the article

Naughton, M. (2011) ‘There’s still scope for debate on miscarriage of justice compensation.’ Law Society Gazette. May 19. Click here for the article

Naughton, M. (2011) ‘The Key Limitations of the CCRC’ in Jolicoeur, M. (2011) ‘International Perspectives on Wrongful Convictions’ Workshop Report, National Institute of Justice, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington D. C. September 2010.

Naughton, M. (2011) ‘Statutory Compensation for Victims of Miscarriages of Justice in England and Wales’ in Jolicoeur, M. (2011) ‘International Perspectives on Wrongful Convictions’ Workshop Report, National Institute of Justice, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington D. C. September 2010.

Naughton, M. (2011) ‘Foreword’ in FACT (2011) Presumed Guilty: The plight of falsely accused carers and teachers. Solihull: FACT.  Click here for the book.

Naughton, M. and Tan, G. (2011) Claims of Innocence: An introduction to wrongful convictions and how they might be challenged. (University of Bristol)

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2010

Naughton, M. and Tan, G. (2010) ‘The Right to Access DNA Testing by Alleged Innocent Victims of Wrongful Convictions in the UK?’ International Journal of Evidence & Proof. 14(4): 326-345. Click here for the article

Naughton, M. (2010) ‘Why “safety in law” may fail the innocent – the case of Neil Hurley.’ The Guardian. 11 February. Click here for the article

Naughton, M. (2010) ‘Can lawyers put people before law?’ Socialist Lawyer. June: 30-32. Click here for the article

2009

Naughton, M. (2009) ‘Does the NOMS Risk Assessment Bubble Have to Burst for Prisoners Who May be Innocent to Make Progress?’ Howard Journal of Criminal Justice. 48(4): 357-372. Click here for the article

Naughton, M. (2009) ‘Prisoners Maintaining Innocence.’ IMB NEWS (Independent Monitoring Board for Prisons). Issue 16, November.

Naughton, M. (2009) ‘Students for Justice: The Innocence Network UK.’ The Guardian. 8 May. Click here for the article

Naughton, M. (2009) ‘Introduction’ in Naughton, M. (2009) (Editor) The Criminal Cases Review Commission: Hope for the Innocent? Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. Click here for more information on the book.

Naughton, M. (2009) ‘The importance of innocence for the criminal justice system’ in Naughton, M. (2009) (Editor) The Criminal Cases Review Commission: Hope for the Innocent? Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. Click here for more information on the book.

Naughton, M. (2009) ‘Conclusion’ in Naughton, M. (2009) (Editor) The Criminal Cases Review Commission: Hope for the Innocent? Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. Click here for more information on the book.

Naughton, M. (2009) (Editor) The Criminal Cases Review Commission: Hope for the Innocent? (Palgrave Macmillan) Click here for more information on the book 

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2008

Naughton, M. (2008) ‘Factual Innocence versus Legal Guilt: The Need for a New Pair of Spectacles to view the Problem of Life-Sentenced Prisoners Maintaining Innocence.’ Prison Service Journal. 177: 32-37. Click here for the article

Naughton, M. (2008) ‘Justice must be seen to be done.’ The Guardian. 20 November. Click here for the article.

Naughton, M. (2008) ‘Justice Undone.’ The Guardian. 20 June. Click here for the article

Naughton, M. and Price, J. (2008) ‘The Case for Innocence.’ The Legal Executive. Click here for the article.

Naughton, M. (2008) ‘Resurrecting a concern for the innocent’ in 100: A collection of words and images to mark the centenary of the University of Bristol. Bristol: University of Bristol.  Click here for more information on the book.

2007

Naughton, M. (2007) ‘Confronting an uncomfortable truth: Not all alleged victims of false accusations will be innocent!’ FACTion. 8-12. Click here for the article

Naughton, M. (2007) Rethinking miscarriages of justice: Beyond the tip of the iceberg. (Palgrave Macmillan)  Click here for more information on book 

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2006

Naughton, M. (2006) ‘Wrongful Convictions and Innocence Projects in the UK: Help, Hope and Education.’ Web Journal of Current Legal Issues. 3. Click here for the article

Naughton, M. and McCartney, C. (2006) ‘Innocence Projects in the UK: The story so far.’ The Law Teacher: The International Journal of Legal Education. 40(1): 74-79. Click here for the article.

Naughton, M. (2006) ‘The Parole Board – Discredited?’ Inside Time – The National Monthly Newspaper for Prisoners. 81: 21.

Naughton, M. and Price, J. (2006) ‘Innocence projects: a perfect solution for clinical legal education?’ Directions: UK Centre for Legal Education. 13. Click here for the article

Naughton, M. (2006) ‘Innocence Projects.’ ScoLAG: Scottish Legal Action Group. 348. Click here for the article

Naughton, M. (2006) ‘Media Exposure – Building Relationships.’ Network: Newsletter of the British Sociological Association. Number 93, Spring. Click here for the article.

2005

Naughton, M. (2005) ‘Miscarriages of justice and the government of the criminal justice system: an alternative perspective on the production and deployment of counter-discourse.’ Critical Criminology: An International Journal 13(2): 211-231. Click here for the article

Naughton, M. (2005) ‘Redefining miscarriages of justice: a revived human rights approach to unearth subjugated discourses of wrongful criminal conviction.’ British Journal of Criminology. 45(2): 165-182. Click here for the article

Tan, G., Joyner, O. and Naughton, M. (2005) ‘The 4th Annual Miscarriage of Justice Day Meeting.’ Report for United Against Injustice (UAI). Inside Out. November.

Naughton, M. (2005) ‘The emergence of PPMI: Progressing Prisoners Maintaining Innocence.’ The Life Line: By lifers for Lifers at HMP Garth. August/September. Click here for the article.

Naughton, M. (2005) ‘Evidence-based-policy’ and the government of the criminal justice system – only if the evidence fits!’ Critical Social Policy. 25(1): 47-69. Click here for the article

Naughton, M. (2005) ‘Why the Failure of the Prison Service and the Parole Board to Acknowledge Wrongful Imprisonment is Untenable.’ Howard Journal of Criminal Justice. 44(1): 1-11. Click here for the article

Naughton, M. and McCartney, C. (2005): ‘The Innocence Network UK.’ Legal Ethics. 7(2): 150-154. Click here for the article.

Naughton, M. (2005) ‘Wrongly convicted by an incompetent court.’ The Observer. 13 January. Click here for the article.

2004

Naughton, M. (2004) ‘The parole deal is not a “myth.”’ Inside Time: The National Monthly Newspaper for Prisoners. 59, May. Page 18.

Naughton, M. (2004) ‘An innocent objection to reduced sentences.’ The Observer. 23 September.

Naughton, M. and McCartney, C. (2004) ‘The Innocence Projects Colloquium: reporting a resounding success.’ Socio-Legal Newsletter. 44.

Naughton, M. (2004) ‘The wrongly imprisoned are still paying for crimes they didn’t commit.’ The Observer. 31 July. Click here for the article.

Naughton, M. (2004) ‘What price freedom?’ The Observer. 21 March.

Naughton, M. (2004) ‘Reorientating miscarriages of justice’ in Hillyard, P. Pantazis, Tombs, S. and Gordon, D. (2004) (Editors) Beyond Criminology: Taking Harm Seriously. London: Pluto Press.
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2003

Naughton, M. (2003) How big is the “iceberg?”: A zemiological approach to quantifying miscarriages of justice.’ Radical Statistics. 81: 5-17. Click here for the article

Naughton, M. and Green, A. (2003) ‘The 2nd Annual Miscarriage of Justice Day Meeting.’ Report for United Against Injustice (UAI). Inside Out. October.

Naughton, M. (2003) ‘The financial costs of miscarriages of justice.’ Report for Miscarriages of Justice Organisation (MOJO). House of Commons. 12 March.

Naughton, M. (2003) ‘The Criminal Justice Bill and the apparent sacrifice of the victims of miscarriages of justice.’ Inside Out. May.

Naughton, M. (2003) ‘Convicted for crimes that never happened.’ The Observer. 19 October. Click here for the article.

Naughton, M. (2003) ‘Our shoddy treatment of victims of injustice.’ The Observer. 16 March. Click here for the article.

2002

Naughton, M. (2002) ‘Is the criminal justice system really ineffectual in obtaining conviction?’ Inside Out. July.

Naughton, M. (2002) ‘The scales of injustice.’ The Observer. 28 July. Click here for the article.

2001

Naughton, M. (2001) ‘Wrongful convictions: towards a zemiological analysis of the tradition of criminal justice system reform.’ Radical Statistics. 76: 50-65. Click here for the article