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Sue Neill-Fraser appeal set for March 2020

Justice Helen Wood has set the date for appeal against Sue Neill-Fraser’s murder conviction, for March 2 – 13, 2020, after DPP Darryl Coates estimated it would take two week; Neill-Fraser’s lawyer, Chris Carr, had estimated just 3 – 4 … Continue reading

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Qld & Vic prosecutors set example for Tas prosecutor

Dr Bob Moles & Andrew L. Urban.  It was made clear last night on the SBS program Insight – Wrongfully Convicted Part 2 (September 3, 2019), that the prosecutor in the Queensland case of Frank Button recognised that a significant … Continue reading

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Sue Neill-Fraser appeal not before 2020

The Sue Neill-Fraser appeal will not be heard until next year (2020). Directions hearing at 4 pm today was before Wood J., Coates and Shapiro  for the Crown. Chris Carr for Sue Neill Fraser appeared from Melbourne via video. Her … Continue reading

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Sue Neill-Fraser news overlooked at Hobart Mercury?

Andrew L. Urban.  “A Hobart lawyer charged with two counts of perverting justice in relation to Susan Neill-Fraser’s appeal bid may not face trial,” Emily Jarvie of Launceston based The Examiner reported on August 22, 2019, but Hobart’s Mercury did … Continue reading

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Sue Neill-Fraser case demands Royal Commission: Richter QC

Andrew L. Urban. On Tuesday morning, August 20, 2019, Robert Richter QC joined documentary maker Eve Ash on Seven’s Sunrise program, at the Melbourne vigil marking the 10th anniversary of Sue Neill-Fraser’s arrest for the murder of her partner Bob … 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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