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Stewart Allen



Indecent Assault (Incl. aggravated)


3 years

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United Kingdom

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Judicially Exonerated

Summary of Case:

"Stewart Allen was wrongly convicted in 1998 of indecent assault in Northampton, England, and sentenced to three years imprisonment. He was released on parole after 18 months. In 2005 Allen submitted an application to the Criminal Case Review Commission (CCRC) for review of his conviction as a miscarriage of justice. Allen's case was referred by the CCRC on 7/20/2006 to the England and Wales Court of Appeal (Criminal Division). On 6/12/2007 the appeals court quashed Stewart Allen's conviction."

Conviction Caused By:

Erroneous eye-witness evidence and failure of the police to disclose relevant information.

Innocence Proved By:

"On June 12, 2007 Stewart Allen's conviction was quashed by the England & Wales Court of Appeal as a miscarriage of justice after being referred by the Criminal Case Review Commission."

Defendant Aided By:

"Alexander Deane, barrister, and First Defence Solicitors, and the Criminal Case Review Commission (England, Wales, and Northern Ireland)."

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Information Source 1:

"My 'living hell' is finally over, By Tim Hawkins, Evening Telegraph, June 13, 2007"

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"Stewart Allen, Criminal Case Review Commission referred cases database (last viewed Feb. 1, 2014)"

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