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Our legal work provides a lifeline to vulnerable prisoners and has helped to develop the law around the world. These are some of the stories of our work.

Wenceslaus James

  • Trinidad & Tobago
  • Closed Case
  • Death Penalty; mandatory death penalty

Wenceslaus James spent 24 years on death row in Trinidad & Tobago, despite legal precedent that a prolonged period …

Devon Gordon, Deon Greenidge and Sherwyn Harte

  • Guyana
  • Closed Case
  • Death Penalty; Constitutional challenge

Devon, Deon, and Sherwyn were removed from death row in 2023…

Vinson Ariste

  • The Bahamas
  • Closed Case
  • Wrongful Conviction; Innocent; Miscarriage of Justice

Vinson Ariste was arrested on suspicion of armed robbery, forced to confess and detained for 12 years. …

Lescene Edwards

  • Jamaica
  • Closed Case
  • Wrongful Conviction; Miscarriage of Justice; Innocent

Lescene Edwards was wrongly convicted of the murder.…

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