Christopher Burns

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Quilting and Justice for LB – Lucy Series

Posted on 21 May 2014 by Christopher Burns

On 4th July 2013 Connor Sparrowhawk drowned in a bath in an assessment and treatment unit in Oxfordshire. Connor was a handsome, creative, irreverent young man, who happened to have autism, learning disabilities and epilepsy. An independent investigation into his death found that it was preventable, that the risks presented by his epilepsy had not
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The Time of Angels – Dr Russell Sandberg

Posted on 9 May 2014 by Christopher Burns

It is strange how sayings often cancel each other out. It is often exclaimed that ‘a picture is worth a thousand words’. Yet, we are also warned ‘not to judge a book by its cover’. Where does that leave the illustrations found on book covers? Presumably they are the equivalent to a thousand words worth
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Diary of a UK Innocence Project 9: A Week of Innocence and Common Purpose – Julie Price

Posted on 17 April 2014 by Christopher Burns

This blog first appeared on thejusticegap.com Our fourth Innocence Week has been and gone. It’s Cardiff Law School’s annual contribution to raising awareness of wrongful convictions and problems with the criminal appeals system. We also use it to fundraise for South Wales Against Wrongful Conviction (formerly South Wales Liberty), our local support group that offers
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