Key issues for the Court will be whether the quashed convictions fall within a Cat 2 case to be compensated or a Cat 3 Case which would not , what the approach should be following acquittal at a re-trial and how the Secretary of State should approach redeterminations.
Background: 23rd May 2012 - Ian Lawless to be a lead case on compensation for miscarriage of justice
17th October 2012 - Barry George launches compensation claim - BBC News
4th November 2012 - Compensation for the wrongly accused - Mark Newby writing for the Justice Gap
21st November 2012 - Guilt, non-guilt and innocent: what will Strasbourg decide? - (The Guardian) Article reflecting on Lorraine Allen miscarriage compensation case (heard by ECHR this month) and also the pending judgment in Ian Lawless.