Last year a landmark ruling gave hope of appeal to hundreds convicted under the criticised legal doctrine of joint enterprise. But it came too late for Edward Conteh.
Nick Clegg’s Lib Dems commit to reform of historic common law doctrine, placing them at odds with Tory Justice Secretary Chris Grayling.
Lord Chancellor says it is not appropriate for current government to make decisions about controversial law.
Concerns that too many people might be getting wrongly dragged into murder prosecutions.
Justice Select Committee hears from the director of public prosecutions Alison Saunders.
The Bureau presents its findings on joint enterprise in parliament.
University of Cambridge group poised to give evidence about the controversial doctrine at Justice Select Committee
The BBC’s top drama Common examines how the law of joint enterprise is being used in the courts.
Bureau to submit findings to Justice Select Committee’s inquiry.
Get all the data on joint enterprise prosecutions and convictions.
One in five cases at Court of Appeal involve joint enterprise.
The Joint Enterprise Team explain how they conducted their research.
Those convicted under joint enterprise can find progressing through the prison system hard.
Bureau research reveals how often joint enterprise is used in prosecutions.
‘I feel cheated because a year and a half of my life was taken away, and my name was in the papers.’
Our investigation into the controversial legal doctrine of joint enterprise reveals data about the extent of its use for the first time.
Read the Bureau's full 68-page report on the law of joint enterprise, the final result of a eight-month investigation.
Education about joint enterprise needs to start in schools, say advocates.