quash the conviction

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In its statement, the commission said: "The referral is made on the basis of new information which was not raised at trial, and which in the view of the commission could have added support to Mr Evans' defence at trial and therefore raises a real possibility that the Court of Appeal may now quash the conviction.
In its statement, the commission said: "The referral is made on the basis of new information which was not raised at trial, and which in the view of the Commission, could have added support to Mr Evans's defence at trial and therefore raises a real possibility that the Court of Appeal may now quash the conviction.
Retired officer Steve Lawson said he will launch another appeal to posthumously quash the conviction of Kirkheaton farmer Alfred Moore.
Det Sgt Mick GriY=ths from West Midlands Police's homicide team, said: "We acknowledge the decision of the appeal court judge to quash the conviction.
They included a decision to quash the conviction of businessman Nat Fraser, who now faces a retrial for allegedly killing his wife.
His lawyers will be asking the court to quash the conviction for attempted child abduction.
But the former Crimson Star band master's lawyers urged the Court of Appeal to quash the conviction.
THE Prime Minister has spoken to the Birmingham Mail about last week's decision by Law Lords to quash the conviction of a man convicted of murder, on the grounds that witnesses had been allowed to give evidence anonymously in the trial.
The Court of Appeal was expected today to quash the conviction of a man jailed for eight years for inflicting "biological" grievous bodily harm by infecting two lovers with HIV.
He said that in the light of the forthcoming trial, which will probably take place at Leeds Crown Court, the reasons for their decision to quash the conviction cannot be reported.
THE mother of a British soldier shot dead alongside a comrade in Northern Ireland has branded a decision to quash the conviction of the man jailed for their murder as "scandalous".
It is a shameful day because the material which led the court to quash the conviction was there for his original lawyers to examine - something they failed to do.