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Russell Broughton



Assault (Including Battery)


8 years

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Judicially Exonerated

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"Russell Broughton was wrongly convicted on March 20, 1997 of unlawful wounding with intent to do grievous bodily harm. After his conviction by a jury in the Birmingham Crown Court he was sentenced to eight years in prison. Broughton's conviction was quashed on July 7, 2004 by the Court of Appeal after being referred by the Criminal Case Review Commission on Oct. 23, 2003."

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"Conviction quashed on July 7, 2004 by the UK's Court of Appeals after being referred by the Criminal Case Review Commission."

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"Commission refers conviction of Mr Russell Broughton to Court of Appeal, M2.com"

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Criminal Case Review Commission

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