Not Guilty by Association

JENGbA, launches bill campaign to allow hundreds of prisoners convicted under the joint enterprise law to have their appeals heard.


Women Being Imprisoned

Women are being imprisoned for life for violent crimes they did not commit.

A study, carried out by Manchester Metropolitan University, unearthed new evidence revealing at least 109 women have been sentenced to long or even life prison sentences under laws called joint enterprise.

Joint enterprise is where several people to be charged with the same offence, even though they may have played very different roles in the crime.


Writing Our Space

Jimmy Boyle, a gay man who has suffered the trauma and the stigma of wrongful conviction and imprisonment, and who continues to suffer, daily, the suffocating limitations to recovery and restitution, imposed on his life by the institutions of state, has had two examples of his work, ‘Torn’ and ‘For You, and John Clare’, published in Writing Our Space an anthology of expression which appears under the imprint of Arkbound, a charity book publisher.





Stand Against Injustice

Read Stand Against Injustice by Michelle Diskin Bates, a valued friend and supporter of MOJO.




Find out more about Helen's Law - Killers who withhold information on their victims could spend longer behind bars and watch the second series of Conviction aired on BBC2 episode titled Murder in Suburbia, which follows the case of Glyn Razzell, who was convicted of murdering his estranged wife in 2003.


Find out more about Suzanne's Law - a Scottish Government proposal that parole be denied to prisoners convicted of murder who fail to disclose the location of a victim’s body. Named Suzanne’s Law in memory of Suzanne Pilley, who’s partner David Gilroy was convicted of killing Suzanne in 2010.




Wrongly Convicted

Read Michael O’Brien’s book The Death of Justice. Michael is one of the Cardiff Newsagent Three who was wrongly convicted of murder.



The current criminal justice system is “outrageous”. We have gone backwards. It’s disgraceful. We are calling ourselves a civilised society, and yet we don’t compensate people for when the state makes mistakes, and that’s not fair. And it’s not what most people I think would recognise as being fair.” by Glyn Maddocks QC, a longstanding Criminal Appeal Solicitor

Miscarriages of Justice Organisation

Miscarriages of Justice - Raymond Gilmour

Miscarriages of Justice Raymond Gilmour

Episode Summary

16 year old Pamela Hastie was brutally murdered in 1981. 26 years later her alleged killer had his conviction quashed. Was Pamela’s real killer brought to justice?

Please Be Advised – This episode may contain content that some may find distressing. As always, we advise listener discretion. This episode it not suitable for anyone under the age of 13.

Listen on:

Cold case rape and murder of Scots schoolgirl could be solved by Scotland’s leading forensic scientist – Daily Record

Pamela Hastie: Post-mortem on murdered schoolgirl was ‘incorrect in a number of ways’ | Glasgow Times

Raymond Gilmour: Man who was wrongfully jailed for rape and murder of teen Pamela Hastie speaks out | Glasgow Times

Detectives reopen Hastie murder case | UK news | The Guardian

Dad speaks out as police probe Tobin link to Pamela’s death – Daily Record

Man jailed for murder of girl, 16, wins appeal | UK news | The Guardian

BBC NEWS | Scotland | Police review schoolgirl murder

Doubts in case against ‘logical suspect’ | Prisons and probation | The Guardian

Justice won’t bring her back – The Scottish Sun

BBC News | SCOTLAND | Appeal in schoolgirl murder case

BBC NEWS | Scotland | Glasgow and West | Appeal victory for murder accused

Murderer exposed himself to teenage girls while attending college day-release classes. Freed killer on sex charges | HeraldScotland


Hunt for missing murder suspect | HeraldScotland

Life Imprisonment Under Scottish Law – Raymond Gilmore (Full Docco) Trial and Error Dark Crimes – YouTube

Johnstone – Wikipedia

Explore Two Woods: Rannoch Woods & Bluebell Woods | AllTrails

Rannoch Woods – Forestry and Land Scotland


>■ • •i: , I. , > Town F2ss. T One W ®f> A Town Of Fear After Another Teenage | Aberdeen Evening Express | Wednesday 18 November 1981 | British Newspaper Archive

’s Bo Iche Massive Murder Hunt After Ig Girl Was Found In A Wood -Old Pamela Hastie Lay Undergrowth Only | Aberdeen Evening Express | Thursday 05 November 1981 | British Newspaper Archive

By Auslan Cramb | Aberdeen Press and Journal | Friday 06 November 1981 | British Newspaper Archive

In Mourning | Aberdeen Press and Journal | Wednesday 11 November 1981 | British Newspaper Archive

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Paisley Daily Wanted Your Old Gold Fr Silver Paisley Radio Cars 889 9900 887 9900 10 Lines Instant Cash Paid | Paisley Daily Express | Saturday 18 June 1988 | British Newspaper Archive

How the UK Police Interview Suspects – Innocence Project

The Ferris Conspiracy: Ferris, Paul, McKay, Reg: 9781840183887: Books

Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission – Wikipedia

Petechial Hemorrhage |

House of Commons Hansard Debates for 19 Oct 1994

Other young girls Robert Black believed to have slain –

House of Commons


The accusing finger of Raymond Gilmour | Magill


GLENOCHIL WOLVES – The Ferris Conspiracy Forum

Mothers in arms: Murdered girls’ mums united by grief 30 years on – Daily Record

Scottish Murders is a production of Cluarantonn

Hosted by Dawn

Researched and Written by Dawn Young

Produced and Edited by Dawn Young and Peter Bull

Production Company Name by Granny Robertson

Voice Talent by Eleanor Morton


Dawn of the Fairies by Derek & Brandon Fiechter

Gothic Wedding by Derek & Brandon Fiechter


Listen to the podcast series Body of Proof, where it examines the case of David Gilroy, a client of MOJO who is currently serving a life sentence for murder.




Read The Justice Gap editor Jon Robins’ book Guilty Until Proven Innocent and listen to The Justice Gap Podcast.