Sam Hallam's conviction was overturned in the light of fresh evidence relating to his alibi and identification.
His case came before the appeal judges after it was referred to the court by the Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC), the independent body which investigates possible miscarriages of justice.
His QC Henry Blaxland told the judges yesterday that Sam Hallam has been the victim of:
"A serious miscarriage of justice brought about by a combination of manifestly unreliable identification evidence, the apparent failure of his own alibi, failure by police properly to investigate his alibi and non-disclosure by the prosecution of material that could have supported his case."
Innocent Sam Hallam walked away from court a free man after his murder conviction was quashed earlier today.
Hallam, who wrongly sent to prison for seven years, has spoken to ITV London Tonight in his first sit-down interview since his release.
Sam Hallam is expected to have his 2005 conviction for murder quashed today. Here's how that 'miscarriage of justice' unfolded.