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By Jon Robins,Michael Mansfield

‘I could were the 1st miscarriage of justice… there has been this spate of circumstances: the Birmingham Six, Guildford 4 and Cardiff 3. every one was once one other nail in my coffin’: Tony inventory, 2008. the tale of Tony inventory is spectacular: deeply irritating it despatched out ripples of disquiet whilst he was once sentenced to 10 years for theft at Leeds Assizes in 1970. Over the subsequent forty years the case went to the court docket of allure 4 instances and has the excellence of being the 1st to were stated that court docket two times by way of the felony instances evaluate fee. Tony inventory died in 2012 nonetheless combating to transparent his identify: spending from his meagre discounts to rent inner most investigators and hoping past desire to determine justice.


‘The tale of Tony inventory will be essential examining for everybody, no longer simply these concerned with the legislation. It issues the standard of our legal justice method and its critical reluctance and unwillingness to root out injustice’: Michael Mansfield quality control.
‘One of the main outrageous miscarriages of justice of recent times’: Barry Sheerman, Labour MP for Huddersfield.

In the Press

‘If somebody heavily believes the courtroom of attraction has reformed itself because the darkish days of the Birmingham Six and Bridgewater 4, they need to learn the unreported and striking case of Tony Stock’: inner most Eye.
‘I may have concept that the injustice performed to Tony (Stock) used to be particularly self-evident and but his conviction nonetheless stands. i locate this very tricky to accept’: Ralph Barrington, investigations adviser on the felony situations evaluate fee.
‘The struggle for justice that may not die’: Yorkshire Post.


Jon Robins makes use of Stock’s epic crusade as a fashion of exploring the therapy of miscarriages of justice over the past 4 many years. He has been writing approximately legislations and justice for the nationwide and expert press for a few years, together with concerning the inventory case for the days, parent and others. he's the founding father of (an on-line journal approximately legislations and justice).

The Foreword

Mike Mansfield is without doubt one of the country’s top legal professionals. identified for his campaigning-style and preparedness to work out illustration for all, he's the writer of Memoirs of a thorough legal professional (Bloomsbury, 2010).

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