Monthly Archives: February 2022

Separation of powers – the downside

The ancient proverb, ‘Physician, heal thyself,’ can be repurposed to our criminal justice system, argues ANDREW L. URBAN. The separation of powers should not be a barrier to much needed reforms, but politicians are as cowardly on the subject as … Continue reading

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High Court decisions could & should trigger reforms

Andrew L. Urban.  If successful, will upcoming High Court appeals prompt reform, including a much needed Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC) – as they should? 

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Sue Neill-Fraser alleged 2016 prison phone conversation underlines need for a review of her case

Andrew L. Urban Sue Neill-Fraser’s alleged 2016 phone conversation from prison, newly revealed, in which she is claimed to express regret for having returned to Four Winds “that night”, raises more doubt, underlines the need for a full review of … Continue reading

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Crown’s sloppy response to Sue Neill-Fraser’s High Court appeal application

An almost comically hapless document from the Tasmanian DPP’s office has been lodged with the High Court in response to the application seeking leave from Sue Neill-Fraser, as legal academic Dr Bob Moles found. 

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South Australian MP accuses Government of ‘wilful blindness’ to the law – ‘a form of corruption’

Former journalist now the SA-Best party’s representative in the SA Legislative Council, THE HON FRANK PANGALLO MLC, has accused the South Australian Government of “wilful blindness” over its avoidance to confront serious unlawful behaviour “at the highest levels”. His speech … Continue reading

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Calling out the Acting Attorney-General

Flinders University legal academic Dr Bob Moles last week accused Acting Attorney-General of SA Josh Teague to have demonstrated “a lack of honesty and diligence” in relation to former state forensic pathologist Dr Colin Manock’s documented failures and lack of … Continue reading

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