Archive for March, 2010

LAI case featured in BBC Panorama Programme on Joint Enterprise

March 1, 2010

Kenneth Alexander’s case was featured in the BBC Panorama programme “Lethal Enterprise” on 23 November 2009.

Panorama investigated how this old law is being used by the police today.

To view the programme on line, please visit the Panorama website

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Who is guilty of murder?

March 1, 2010



We pose the same question to you. Out of the 3 ‘attackers’ in this video, who do YOU think is guilty of murder? (You can choose more than one answer if you wish).

Please feel free to comment on your choice below.

Meeting at House of Commons on the Joint Enterprise Law, 23 March 2010

March 1, 2010

The Joint Enterprise Law is currently being extended and applied in such a way that innocent bystanders are being convicted of involvement in serious violent crimes on totally inadequate evidence. London Against Injustice have organised this meeting so that the dangers of this law can be exposed and challenged.
Speakers will include family members of people wrongly convicted, and Dr Andrew Green from INNOCENT, who will make use of individual cases to show how the police and prosecution abuse the law.

MEETING DETAILS:

***THIS MEETING IS NOW FULL*** If you would like to be kept updated, please email London Against Injustice

Tuesday 23 March 2010, 4-6pm in Committee Room 15

Lobby your MP at the lobby desk from 2.00 pm and try to make her/him come to the meeting.

***IMPORTANT *** If you plan to attend, you MUST let the organisers know how many people in your party will attend at London Against Injustice. This is very important as we need to ensure we have a room big enough to accommodate everyone.

Chair:
Bruce Kent, Chairperson of Progressing Prisoners Maintaining Innocence.

Speakers :
* Christopher Sallon QC, Doughty Street Chambers
* Professor Bob Sullivan, Faculty of Law UCL
* Dr Andrew Green, Innocent and UAI
* Patricia Brown, LAI member who will discuss the conviction of her son Tirrell and, Janet Cunliffe, member of Yorkshire & Humberside Against Injustice, will highlight her son Jordan’s case. Both cases are teenagers convicted of murder with life tariffs under joint enterprise.

To download the programme, please click HERE

Invite your MP. Download a template invite to your MP and email it to him/her. You can email your invite to your MP here or alternatively phone your MP.

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