Rough Justice

Rough Justice is a British television programme that was broadcast on BBC and which investigated alleged miscarriages of justice. It was broadcast between 1982 and 2007, and played a role in overturning the convictions of 18 people involved in 13 separate cases where miscarriages of justice had occurred. The programme was similar in aim and approach to The Court of Last Resort, the NBC TV programme that aired in the United States between 1957 and 1958. It is credited with contributing to the establishment of the Criminal Cases Review Commission in 1997.


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