Canada’s ongoing efforts to establish an independent body to review wrongful convictions has highlighted shortfalls in Australia’s own legal system, say two leading legal academics from […]
As the High Court rules on another chapter in the historic Van Beelen case, the Flinders Miscarriages of Justice project continues its 17-year crusade. The most […]
SA’s new criminal review legislation has already shown its value: Flinders law lecturer Ms Bibi Sangha says three more cases are in the pipeline, with potentially many more to come.
If the current handful of cases being heard under South Australia’s newly legislated right of appeal lead to a flood of other reviews, further reforms to the legal system could well be needed.
Miscarriages of justice, and the urgent need for justice systems to address them, are an international phenomenon, according to visiting Canadian academic Professor Kent Roach.