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Sue Neill-Fraser appeal check list

Andrew L. Urban. For the benefit of members of the public following the Sue Neill-Fraser appeal (against her 2010 conviction for the murder of her partner Bob Chappell) in Hobart’s Supreme Court commencing Monday, March 1, 2021, we have compiled … Continue reading

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Robert Richter QC to lead Sue Neill-Fraser appeal team

One of the prominent barristers who has always maintained that Sue Neill-Fraser’s murder conviction is unsustainable, Melbourne based Robert Richter QC, has announced in the Tasmanian Court of Criminal Appeal today via videolink from Melbourne that he will lead her … Continue reading

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Parole – not if you’re innocent

Special National Investigation by Andrew L. Urban It is reasonable to argue that those wrongfully convicted of a serious crime who are genuinely innocent are the most deserving of parole. The cruel irony is that they are the least likely … Continue reading

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Sue Neill-Fraser appeal – logistics update

Sue Neill-Fraser’s Melbourne-based instructing solicitor, Paul Galbally’s travel hopes to attend her new appeal against her 2010 murder conviction in Hobart’s Supreme Court from March 1 improved markedly today as Tasmania lifted the high risk level restrictions on travellers from … Continue reading

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Robert Xie – autopsies & a secret phone question the verdict

Our wrongfulconvictionsreport ‘sleuths’ have helped investigate this case in the past (see here and here). PHILLIP CHAPMAN, DR ROLAND ZHANG and DR PETER YOUNG are helping us again, with references to evidence from the autopsies and a secret phone. 

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Robert Xie appeal refused

Andrew L. Urban.  In a short, sharp announcement in the Banco Court by NSW Chief Justice Bathurst, Robert Xie’s appeal (on eight grounds) was rejected this morning (15/2/2021), dealing a devastating blow to Xie’s tearful wife Kathy Lin, seated opposite … Continue reading

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Sue Neill-Fraser supreme court appeal – evidence Fact Sheet letterbox drop

Some 20,000 Fact Sheets (see below) about the Sue Neill-Fraser case will be distributed to letter boxes around Hobart ahead of her latest appeal that begins on March 1, 2021, in Hobart Supreme Court, as a community service on behalf … Continue reading

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Sue Neill-Fraser appeal to start soon – but will it end the nightmare?

Andrew L. Urban.  Sue Neill-Fraser, 65, has never hugged her grandchildren outside prison. She was arrested# on August 20, 2009, charged with murdering her partner Bob Chappell on Australia Day 2009. We hereby mark the bleak 12th anniversary. She has … Continue reading

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Eddie Howard – another murder conviction bites the dust

A Black man who spent 26 years in prison on charges of raping and killing an 84-year-old white woman from Mississippi, was exonerated on January 18, 2021, after new evidence and the dismissal of bite mark evidence that was the key … Continue reading

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When ‘she said’ removes safeguards of the law

Andrew L. Urban. It is not the first time that police have recklessly charged and detained an innocent man on child sex abuse related charges, just on the say-so of an accuser. Evidence would be a good start … (Most … Continue reading

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