Monthly Archives: December 2013

Sue Neill-Fraser: when justice loses appeal

By Andrew L. Urban A murder conviction which eminent lawyers and legal experts say is quite possibly a gross miscarriage of justice has exposed serious deficiencies in Australia’s criminal justice system. Not only are the restrictive and limited appeal provisions … Continue reading

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Sue Neill-Fraser – failure of lawyers

By Andrew L. Urban As Sue Neill-Fraser contemplates her fifth prison Christmas ‘feast’ at Hobart’s Risdon jail, we should take a moment from the celebrations to reflect on how Tasmania’s criminal system appears to have failed in her case, according … Continue reading

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Australia and Miscarriages of Justice

By Dr Bob Moles* OVERVIEW The criminal appeal system in Tasmania is in breach of international human rights obligations – and has been so for over 30 years. Most people would think that if that were so, someone would have … Continue reading

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