Andrew Sperling was invited along with Zac Goldsmith to talk on LBC radio on 20 January 2018 to discuss the decision made by the Secretary of State for Justice not to pursue a judicial review of the decision made by the Parole Board in the Worboys case. You can listen to the whole segment here or scroll to 07:20 to hear Andrew.
Yesterday, SL5's Andrew Sperling was asked to appear on Channel 4 News alongside Phillippa Kaufmann QC to discuss the Parole Board's decision to release John Worboys. You can watch the full segment by clicking here. Click here to read SL5's blog about the parole process, co-written by Kushal Sood and Andrew Sperling.
John Worboys’ release has led to some immediate and eminently understandable anger from commentators across the media spectrum. The release of prisoners serving sentences for sexual offences is a very sensitive subject. Knee-jerk commentaries are best avoided. It’s not often that parole is in the news, so we thought we would contribute with some expertise on how parole actually works. Here are our ten facts: The Parole Board is entrusted by Parliament to make binding decision