COMMENT: Eamonn O’Neill, lecturer in journalism at University of Strathclyde and award winning investigative journalist on why the CCRC needs to be overhauled and why the media has played its part. Read Eammon’s article here. It will be published as part of Wrongly accused: who is responsible for investigating miscarriages of justice published in the week of October 31st at www.thejusticegap.com as part of the Justice Gap series.
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