Naughton to speak on 'The Presumption of Innocence and British Miscarriages of Justice', Dublin, 27 November
15 November 2010
Dr Michael Naughton has been invited to speak at a conference in Dublin on 'The Presumption of Innocence and British Miscarriages of Justice', 27 November 2010.
Dr Michael Naughton has been invited to speak at a conference in Dublin on 'The Presumption of Innocence and British Miscarriages of Justice', 27 November 2010. Organised by the Dublin Institute of Technology and the Irish Law Society the conference will be chaired by Hon. Mr. Justice Adrian Hardiman of the Irish Supreme Court.
Dr Michael Naughton obtained both his BSc and PhD from the University of Bristol. He teaches in the general area of criminal justice and the specialist area of miscarriages of justice in both the School of Law and Department of Sociology. He is the Founder and Chair of the Innocence Network UK (INUK), the umbrella organisation for member innocence project in UK universities, and Director of the University of Bristol Innocence Project (UoBIP), the first dedicated innocence project in the UK, through which he coordinates student investigations of cases of alleged wrongful imprisonment. He has written extensively on issues related to miscarriages of justice and the wrongful conviction of the innocent. He is the author of Rethinking Miscarriages of Justice: Beyond the Tip of the Iceberg (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007) and editor of The Criminal Cases Review Commission: Hope for the Innocent? (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009).