KIM EVANS AND FRANCIS FITZGIBBON QC: On Wednesday, the appeals of Blackshaw and Sutcliffe, the so called ‘Facebook Rioters’ were dismissed in The High Court, and their prison sentences upheld. Read Kim’s blog here and Francis’s blog here.
Jon is editor of the Justice Gap. He is a freelance journalist. Jon's books include The First Miscarriage of Justice (Waterside Press, 2014), The Justice Gap (LAG, 2009) and People Power (Daily Telegraph/LawPack, 2008). Jon is a journalism lecturer at Winchester University and a visiting senior fellow in access to justice at the University of Lincoln. He is twice winner of the Bar Council's journalism award (2015 and 2005) and is shortlisted for this year's Criminal Justice Alliance's journalism award