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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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Integrity Commission dismisses complaint

Andrew L. Urban. Tasmania’s Integrity Commission has dismissed my complaint against Assistant Police Commissioner Richard Cowling, in which I raise the contradiction between his statement to the media and the summary of facts presented in court, regarding Meaghan Vass recanting … Continue reading

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Sue Neill-Fraser guarded optimism at appeal start

Andrew L. Urban. Sue Neill-Fraser and her family have responded with guarded optimism to the lodgement of appeal grounds with the Supreme Court yesterday (2/8/19), the first step towards the hearings that will determine whether her 2010 murder conviction was … Continue reading

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Sue Neill-Fraser appeal papers lodged

Andrew L. Urban Lawyers for Sue Neill-Fraser have today (August 2, 2019) lodged paperwork in the Hobart Supreme Court to start the long awaited process for her new appeal against the murder conviction which saw her sentenced to 23 years … Continue reading

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Questions for Sue Neill-Fraser case after Lawyer X

Letter to The Editor, Wrongful Convictions Report Recent developments in Victoria have thrown wide open the question of wrongful convictions. We learn [Sarah Marsh – The Guardian: 27 July 2019] that 40 cases may have been tainted by involvement of … Continue reading

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Tommy Robinson not free to speak on rule of law

In the final interview the day before being imprisoned for nine months on contempt of court charges, British activist Tommy Robinson spoke to Middle East Forum Sentry Radio on July 10, 2019. The charges stem from his livestream reporting in … Continue reading

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