Category «Legal»

How to get away with being evil.

Victorian Government backs release of unredacted Royal Commission findings on child sex abuse – ABC News

Victoria’s Attorney-General says there are no legal impediments to prevent the release of unredacted portions of the findings of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. Source: Victorian Government backs release of unredacted Royal Commission findings on child sex abuse – ABC News

How George Pell won in the High Court on a legal technicality

The High Court has given claims about lack of opportunity an elevated technical legal status that outweighs the jury’s belief in the complainant’s testimony and their evident discounting of Pell’s claimed lack of opportunity. This appears perilously close to retrial by the court. A jury found the cardinal guilty beyond reasonable doubt of five offences. …