Archive for February, 2012

The Dark Side

Monday, 02 February 2012

After several months of intensive work, I have finally finished writing The Dark Side. It has been the most difficult journey of my life taking me back to heart of my trial and the absurd direction it took. There have been several occasions when I thought of giving up, but the investigation I conducted into my case has meant that the Criminal Cases Review Commission is now considering an application so I can finally get to the Court of Appeal. This centres around several pieces of new evidence that cast doubt over the safety of my conviction in their own right, and also show that the judge’s summing amounted to a misdirection. I have finally managed to overcome the unforgivable barriers of the Criminal Appeal Act 1995 and hope that my conviction will be set aside not only for being unsafe but also because I have proved that I am not guilty of assaulting my assailant back in 1997 as I tried to arrest him.

Now let the editing begin…….

Interview with Jeremy Vine

Tuesday, 02 February 2012

I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Jeremy Vine on his lunchtime show today. You can listen again (for the next seven days only) here. Please scroll to around one hour and 15 minutes.

Chris Huhne

Saturday, 02 February 2012

In March 2009, Chris Huhne made a public announcement that any police officer convicted of a violent or dishonesty offence should be dismissed in a bid to “get tough with bad apples” in the service. I wonder if his views extend to politicians given his being charged with perverting the course of justice yesterday after his ex-wife, Vicky Price, allegedly accepted speeding penalty points on his behalf in 2003.  Pryce reported the matter to the police after learning of Huhne’s affair with his aide, Carina Trimingam.

You can see my original post about Huhne here