Monthly Archives: August 2019

Sue Neill-Fraser appeal not before 2020

The Sue Neill-Fraser appeal will not be heard until next year (2020). Directions hearing at 4 pm today was before Wood J., Coates and Shapiro¬† for the Crown. Chris Carr for Sue Neill Fraser appeared from Melbourne via video. Her … Continue reading

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Sue Neill-Fraser news overlooked at Hobart Mercury?

Andrew L. Urban. ¬†“A Hobart lawyer charged with two counts of perverting justice in relation to Susan Neill-Fraser’s appeal bid may not face trial,” Emily Jarvie of Launceston based The Examiner reported on August 22, 2019, but Hobart’s Mercury did … Continue reading

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Wrongfully Convicted – on SBS TV … and from a tavern

Wrongfully Convicted – the SBS Insight program over 2 episodes – August 27 & September 3, 2019 – discusses the Australian cases of Henry Keogh, John Button, Frank Button and the US cases of Debra Milke (spent over 20 years … Continue reading

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Pell Appeal – Weinberg J & other dissenting voices

Andrew L. Urban. George Pell’s appeal against the conviction of child sexual abuse was dismissed by two of the three judges in the Victorian Supreme Court on August 21, 2019. It is a majority decision with which dissenting Justice Weinberg … Continue reading

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Sue Neill-Fraser case demands Royal Commission: Richter QC

Andrew L. Urban. On Tuesday morning, August 20, 2019, Robert Richter QC joined documentary maker Eve Ash on Seven’s Sunrise program, at the Melbourne vigil marking the 10th anniversary of Sue Neill-Fraser’s arrest for the murder of her partner Bob … Continue reading

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Murder by the Prosecution – ‘Live On Stage’ 2

A second presentation by Andrew L. Urban (Saturday, September 14) at Parramatta College, Sydney, will bring to life further the contents of his book, Murder by the Prosecution. Following the inaugural presentation in May 2019, Andrew will tell more of … Continue reading

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Pell conviction upheld

Andrew L. Urban. Cardinal George Pell’s conviction of child sexual abuse has been upheld today in a 2-1 decision by the appeal court judges. Chief Justice Anne Ferguson and Court of Appeal President Chris Maxwell dismissed it, while Justice Mark … Continue reading

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Sue Neill-Fraser arrest 10th anniversary – Tasmania’s shame

Andrew L. Urban. Tuesday, August 20, 2019, marks the 10th anniversary of Sue Neill-Fraser’s arrest and incarceration for the Australia Day 2009 murder of her partner Bob Chappell, on board their new yacht, Four Winds. (See below for details of … Continue reading

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‘I will tell the court’: Meaghan Vass

Andrew L. Urban. Meaghan Vass says she will say in court what she said on 60 Minutes, that she was on board Four Winds (the crime scene) when Bob Chappell was killed – and Sue Neill-Fraser (who has been convicted … Continue reading

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Sue Neill-Fraser appeal will rest on real evidence

Andrew L. Urban. In the lead-up to her new appeal getting to court, and on the eve of the 10th anniversary of Sue Neill-Fraser’s arrest in Hobart on August 20, 2009 for the murder of Bob Chappell, we look at … Continue reading

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