Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Norris and Dobson will use legal aid to appeal against convictions

THE two race-hate thugs jailed for murdering Stephen Lawrence are to appeal against their convictions, it emerged last night.

David Norris, 35, and Gary Dobson, 36, will claim that their six-week trial, which resulted in unanimous guilty verdicts, was unfair.

Their move, which will prolong the agony of Stephen’s campaigning parents Doreen and Neville, is expected to take the killers’ legal aid bill through the £1million barrier.

Dobson was ordered to serve a minimum of 15 years and two months, while Norris was given a minimum of 14 years and three months. Read More