All Posts by CWJ

#JusticeForJourdain

In August 2015, Jourdain died after falling from balcony during an argument with her boyfriend. Her boyfriend was arrested at the scene and there followed a detailed police investigation which was referred to the CPS for a decision on charging him. Initially, the CPS said there was not enough evidence for

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London Legal Walk

  Many thanks to the volunteers who walked the London Legal Walk with us. …And a massive thank you to everyone who has sponsored us. We’ve raised over £1,000 so far and are still collecting donations so if you haven’t supported us yet but would like to, please click here: Sponsor Us Lastly,

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Help us get justice for Jourdain

In the early hours of Friday 21st August 2015 a flashing blue light broke through the darkness forcing my eyes to open. What followed next was every parents’ nightmare. “Your daughter Jourdain has been involved in an incident”, the police officer said, “and she is in a critical condition in

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The Times Lawyer of the Week

Harriet Wistrich, a solicitor at Birnberg Peirce and founder of the Centre for Women’s Justice, acted for two victims in the landmark judicial review of the Parole Board’s decision to release the black cab rapist John Worboys in the High Court. The three judges ruled that the decision be quashed

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