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Lord Justice Campbell (Sir Anthony Campbell QC)

This is the website for The Fingerprint Inquiry.
The Inquiry has investigated the steps taken to verify the fingerprints associated with the case of H.M Advocate v McKie in 1999, and related matters.

The Inquiry

This is a Public Judicial Inquiry set up by Scottish Ministers under the Inquiries Act 2005. It was announced by Kenny MacAskill MSP, the Cabinet Secretary for Justice, in the Scottish Parliament on 14 March 2008. Sir Anthony Campbell, pictured, formerly a judge of the Court of Appeal in Northern Ireland, is the Inquiry Chairman.


The Chairman published his Inquiry Report on 14 December 2011, and the Inquiry office closed on 16 March 2012.