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Articles relevant to the subject of wrongful convictions

Online discussions on miscarriages of justice with Dr Bob Moles

Three miscarriages of justice – the cases of Derek Bromley, Sue Neill-Fraser and Kathleen Folbigg – will each be the subject of a one-hour online discussion led by Dr Bob Moles, for the South Australian Workers Educational Association (WEA).

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Can the system minimise irrational jury verdicts?

Jurors don’t have the intelligence to provide sound reasons for their collective decisions, according to the legal fraternity’s outdated rules. There is a better way, argues ANDREW L. URBAN. 

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The evil genius of the feminist enterprise

Police officers across the country all reported last week that they are told never to take action against a woman caught out making false violence or rape allegations, lest punishment of false accusers deters genuine victims from coming forward, reports … Continue reading

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(Mis)handling expert evidence – test for the courts

A paper # by The Hon Justice Peter Davis and barrister J.R. Jones puts the spotlight on expert evidence – and shows how inadmissible expert evidence can sneak into court. Dr Bob Moles ## adds the shocking example of the … Continue reading

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Jury selection 101

Who gets to pick the jury and how? Who can object? Can we trust the selection system? 

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Yuendumu trial: Claims of race-based bias in jury’s acquittal decision don’t hold water

It is entirely misconceived to attribute racist motives, without evidence, to the jury and justice system that acquitted policeman Zachary Rolfe of the murder of Kumanjayi Walker, writes CHRIS MERRITT in The Australian (reproduced here as a matter of public … Continue reading

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Cover ups, corruption …. and that’s just governments

After his book, Southern Justice, exposed police failures and corruption investigating the disappearance of Bob Chappell, failures which led to the wrongful murder conviction of Sue Neill-Fraser, former detective Colin McLaren who infiltrated the Melbourne Mafia – twice – has … Continue reading

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Is Australia fair dinkum about wrongful convictions?

Andrew L. Urban Wrongful convictions in Australia are either a) uniquely infrequent or b) largely left undisturbed, according to a briefing paper by Flinders University legal academic Dr Bob Moles, examining the effect of the recently introduced new right of … Continue reading

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Former Sue Neill-Fraser lawyer Barbara Etter’s mixed results in court

It has taken some seven years but the Tasmanian DPP’s complaint against former Sue Neill-Fraser lawyer Barbara Etter has been dismissed, while other complaints are upheld.

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Jan. 6 Defendant Takes His Own Life, Died of ‘Broken Heart,’

By Joseph M. Hanneman, The Epoch Times Family says Matthew Perna, 37, was prosecuted for his 20-minute walk through the US Capitol. 

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