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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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George Pell appeal: how compelling victim and conflicting facts co-exist

Andrew L. Urban. This appeal underlines the conflict at the heart of many sexual abuse cases: the conflict between a compelling, moving and credible victim on the one hand, and conflicting facts on the other. They can co-exist, with one … Continue reading

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