Letter: Forgotten victims of legal bias

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The Independent Online
Sir: Andreas Whittam Smith has taken no prisoners and none of us can be complacent .

But the openness of disclosure of evidence today does not mean widespread deliberate malpractice hitherto, as if senior practitioners somehow felt compelled to obtain convictions at all costs. That suggests a want of integrity which is not fair, notwithstanding fundamental criticism after miscarriages of justice.

NIGEL PASCOE QC

Chairman, Bar Public Affairs Committee

Winchester

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