GCN's Mark George QC was one of the speakers at the KCL (Kings College London) Think Tank Society event which took place in London on 22nd January 2013. The theme of the talk was to discuss what can be done to prevent innocent people from ending up in prisons.
Other speakers included Professor Michael Zander QC FBA, Tim Owen QC and Dr Michael Naughton from INUK.
The speakers debated the following questions:
- Why is the British legal system fallible?
- Why do miscarriages of justice happen?
- What policies can be adopted to prevent future miscarriages of justice?
- Is there a need for a radical and fundamental reform of the criminal justice system?