Monthly Archives: January 2022

Australia Day Sinnitt award…should it be sinbin award?

Andrew L. Urban. We are eager to recognise meritorious service in the police service wherever it occurs in Australia …perhaps especially so in Tasmania. But we cannot applaud the Australia Day Award recognising Detective Sergeant Sinnitt, he of Sue Neill-Fraser … Continue reading

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Witness of Fact – “one of the most significant books in the genre of wrongful convictions analysis”

There is still time for South Australian state officials (both forensic and legal) to ‘come clean’ about past failures and fulfil their duty of disclosure to the court regarding former forensic pathologist Dr Colin Manock, says DR BOB MOLES in … Continue reading

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Australia Day 2022 Hobart – marks dark day for justice

Andrew L. Urban.  Was it Sam Devine who killed Bob Chappell 13 years ago this Australia Day? Was Sue Neill-Fraser wrongfully convicted of murdering Bob and jailed for 23 years? These are key questions raised by eye-witness testimony and legal … Continue reading

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Legal academic identifies errors in judgement of Sue Neill-Fraser’s failed appeal

Sue Neill-Fraser is now seeking leave to appeal to the High Court to overturn her 2010 conviction for the murder of her partner Bob Chappell, after her 2020 appeal was dismissed 2:1 by the Tasmanian Court of Appeal. Edited extracts … Continue reading

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Sue Neill-Fraser looking to High Court for justice

Andrew L. Urban Sue Neill-Fraser’s anticipated application seeking leave to appeal to The High Court has now been lodged, hoping to overturn the Tasmanian Court of Appeal dismissal of her case on November 30, 2021, asking the High Court to … Continue reading

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Bromley conviction based on false and misleading evidence & the State knew it

A South Australian man, Derek Bromley, has now served 38 years in prison and “throughout that time the state knew that the conviction had been obtained through evidence which was false and misleading insofar as the status of the chief … Continue reading

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Will the legal system in Australia make 2022 a year of reform?

Andrew L Urban. A legal system not subject to independent scrutiny is weakened, inhibited from needed reform, and hindered in the evolution to keep in step with other institutions and community values. 

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Another ‘bunny boiler’ who must be believed

Bettina Arndt Four days before Christmas (2021) one of our elite Melbourne universities committed an act of total bastardry. They announced they were firing a tutor working in one of their colleges. His employment was terminated forthwith – just in … Continue reading

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