Category Archives: Case 1 Sue Neill-Fraser

Sue Neill-Fraser’s first appeal – what went wrong

Andrew L. Urban In 2012, following her 2010 conviction for the murder of Bob Chappell on their yacht on Australia Day 2009, Sue Neill-Fraser’s appeal against the verdict was refused by Crawford CJ, Tennent and Porter JJ. In light of … Continue reading

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Meaghan Vass’ eye witness testimony changes everything

Andrew L. Urban When Meaghan Vass finally identified herself to the court in March 2019 as an eye witness to Bob Chappell’s 2009 murder, confirming the evidence of her DNA at the crime scene, the prosecution’s circumstantial case against Sue … Continue reading

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Sue Neill-Fraser case must trigger reforms

Andrew L. Urban Australians concerned that Sue Neill-Fraser is destined to spend her tenth year in prison despite it being now known for sure by the legal system* that she is innocent of the murder conviction that put her there, … Continue reading

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Open letter to the killers of Bob Chappell

Andrew L. Urban. You will be caught. You will be charged. You will be convicted. You will be heavily sentenced. But you can shave years off your sentence.

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Sue Neill-Fraser appeal: a menu of options

Andrew L. Urban. The biggest irony in yesterday’s granting of leave to appeal by Supreme Court of Tasmania’s Justice Brett in Sue Neill-Fraser’s case is that it is based on exactly the subject – the impact of DNA at the … Continue reading

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Sue Neill-Fraser appeal to go ahead, amidst tough questions

Andrew L. Urban. What are the ramifications of keeping Sue Neill-Fraser in jail as a convicted murderer when the whole world has heard she is innocent of the crime? What excuse can Tasmania’s slow-lane legal system have for allowing an … Continue reading

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Sue Neill-Fraser and the self contradicting DPP

Andrew L. Urban. There are many flaws that have been identified in both the investigation and the trial of Sue Neill-Fraser, sometimes so many that some crucial details are overlooked.  We remind our readers of a conflict between what the … Continue reading

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Police respond to Meaghan Vass admission on 60 Minutes

Andrew L. Urban. In the wake of Meaghan Vass admitting her presence at the murder of Bob Chappell on Australia Day 2009, during her interview on 60 Minutes (Sunday, March 10, 2019) – contradicting the murder conviction of Sue Neill-Fraser … Continue reading

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Sue Neill-Fraser – In steps of Lindy Chamberlain?

When her guilty verdict was no longer tenable, Lindy Chamberlain was released before her appeal was heard. Could Sue Neill-Fraser ask for the same? Legal academic, Dr Bob Moles*, an authority on wrongful convictions, sets out the scenario, in view of … Continue reading

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Sue Neill-Fraser innocent? Witness Vass says so on 60 Minutes

Andrew L. Urban. In her emotional 60 Minutes  interview last night (Sunday, March 10, 2019, Channel 9), Meaghan Vass told the truth – ‘the objective evidence backs it up’ as Robert Richter QC put it: she witnessed Bob Chappell’s murder … Continue reading

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