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Strictly legal – seminar provides lesson in law for judge

The President of the Law Society and the Attorney-General of Tasmania must provide legal references if they disagree with the points raised by Dr BOB MOLES* in his address at the seminar, Lifting the Lid on Miscarriages of Justice – … Continue reading

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Everyone pays the price for silence … Tasmania warned

The Hobart Mercury’s crime reporter David Killick’s Nov. 26, 2022, scathing analysis of Tasmanian Attorney-General’s latest decision makes sobering reading.

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Tasmania’s O’Farrell Review – questions raised by MP

Andrew L. Urban A series of probing questions have been placed on the Legislative Council Notice Paper about the already disgraced O’Farrell Review into illegal surveillance in Risdon prison, a fallout of the Sue Neill-Fraser case. 

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NSW A-G’s prejudicial remarks in Folbigg case

Andrew L. Urban. As the second inquiry into the murder convictions of Kathleen Folbigg winds up its first week, we ask why NSW Attorney-General Mark Speakman made his prejudicial remarks. 

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Why the courts have not silenced the uproar over Sue Neill-Fraser case

Andrew L. Urban. Tasmania’s legal establishment wants to shut it down but the continuing uproar of dissent over the demonstrable wrongful conviction of Sue Neill-Fraser will not be silenced. As we show here, there is a great deal to uproar … Continue reading

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MoJ Seminar in Hobart, November 24, 2022

Legal professionals, politicians, police and the public have a chance to hear how the criminal justice system sausage is made at a seminar “Lifting the Lid on Miscarriages of Justice.”

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Sue Neill-Fraser injustice product of ‘our Tasmanian legal fraternity’

Andrew L. Urban. Former Hobart prosecutor Tony Jacobs has reviewed the case of Sue Neill-Fraser and found many reasons for the conviction to be overturned, urging the Law Society to “help correct this injustice, the product of our Tasmanian legal … Continue reading

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Folbigg review starts – and extends into 2023

Andrew L. Urban. The much delayed second inquiry into the Kathleen Folbigg murder conviction begins this Monday, November 14, 2022. But in a disgraceful disregard for delivering justice in a timely manner, the inquiry won’t hear crucial evidence regarding the … Continue reading

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Review of illegal surveillance possibly illegal, too

A media release by the Independent member for Nelson, Tasmania, reveals the O’Farrell Review into the illegal prison surveillance of Jeff Thompson would possibly be illegal itself. The following is a media release issued yesterday by Nelson Independent, Meg Webb, … Continue reading

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Kathleen Folbigg conviction next under microscope – others on the way

Andrew L. Urban The high profile case of Kathleen Folbigg’s 2003 conviction for the murder of her very young children will be under the microscope again in a second inquiry starting November 14, 2022 (listed for two weeks), with former … Continue reading

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