In the Media

Can we trust a guilty conviction?

PUBLISHED November 25, 2014

Four decades ago today, the IRA bombs in Birmingham killed 19 people at two pubs. The atrocity led to the wrongful conviction of six men, who were sentenced to life in prison. When their convictions were quashed 16 years later, a court ruled that the evidence was unreliable, as were the men's forced confessions.

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