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Noel Greenaway – the evidence in his defence

The following excerpt from PRESUMPTION OF EVIL, Andrew L. Urban’s latest book, challenges Greenaway’s convictions for the sexual and physical abuse of teenage girls at Parramatta Girls Training School nearly half a century before the trial. 

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Presumption of evil

In his new book, Presumption of evil, Andrew L. Urban examines one of the most egregious miscarriages of justice: the case of Noel Greenaway, convicted on the say-so of a handful of women. 

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Say-so evidence of sexual assault against Greenaway underpins crimen exceptum

Andrew L. Urban.  Noel Greenaway, a model citizen of impeccable character in his late 70s, is convicted of 18 nasty sexual and physical abuse offences alleged to have occurred in the 1960s – half a century in the past – … Continue reading

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Moral crusade claims another victim

Andrew L. Urban. Coinciding with the trial of Lisa Wilkinson and Network TEN for defamation, brought by Bruce Lehrmann who Brittany Higgins had accused of rape, I was putting the finishing touches to my manuscript, Presumption of Evil, in the … Continue reading

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CCRC would relieve politicians of impossible choice

As things stand, politicians burdened with the responsibilities of Attorney-General often face the impossible choice of advising the relevant Governor on petitions from innocents convicted of sexual abuse. It should not be their choice; legal matters should stay within the … Continue reading

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A tendency to wrongful convictions?

Andrew L. Urban. Is justice served when a false accusation of sexual abuse is supported by another false accusation of sexual abuse and the court accepts the second accusation as tendency evidence proving wrongdoing? A preliminary assessment of his case … Continue reading

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