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.
A drunken fight on a night out led to a life sentence for murder, under joint enterprise.
‘I feel cheated because a year and a half of my life was taken away, and my name was in the papers.’
Those convicted under joint enterprise can find progressing through the prison system hard.
When James Webb met with friends of a friend he had no idea the trouble he would be in.
Four men were convicted of the murder of 16-year-old Tyrone Clarke under joint enterprise.
Conteh was charged and prosecuted using joint enterprise.
The Joint Enterprise Team explain how they conducted their research.
Sister Leah says she will never stop fighting to prove her brother’s innocence.
‘He was there, but does that make him guilty, does that justify 18 years? He had no firearm, he’s never had one.’