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Breaking: Compensation for Bain for Government’s mishandling of compensation process

Written By: - Date published: 11:10 am, August 2nd, 2016 - 139 comments

The Government has agreed to pay $925,000 compensation to David Bain, not for wrongful conviction but as an ex gratia payment for the flaws in the compensation process.

The responses to the Bain report leak

Written By: - Date published: 8:26 am, February 20th, 2016 - 47 comments

A review of some commentary about the leak of information from the Bain compensation claim report includes a comment from David Seymour which is surprisingly good.

Someone wants to crush Bain’s compensation claim

Written By: - Date published: 7:34 am, February 18th, 2016 - 142 comments

Leaks to the Herald about details from the report investigating the compensation claim by David Bain suggests that the Government is moving to refuse the claim.

Bain’s compensation claim

Written By: - Date published: 9:00 am, February 20th, 2015 - 293 comments

Amy Adams announced yesterday that $600,000 worth of legal reports about the Bain claim for compensation were going to be junked.  Judith Collins has some explaining to do.

Nats bungle Bain process

Written By: - Date published: 6:30 pm, February 19th, 2015 - 52 comments

A new review of compensation for David Bain. Another fine mess courtesy of Collins/Slater and National.

Bain files against Collins

Written By: - Date published: 4:27 pm, January 30th, 2013 - 63 comments

David Bain has filed a claim against Judith Collins. Here’s The Herald’s / APNZ quick announcement.

Campbell on Collins

Written By: - Date published: 11:45 am, December 13th, 2012 - 62 comments

Gordon Campbell on Judith Collins and the Binnie report (go read the full article on Scoop). “This is banana republic stuff from Collins”…

Open justice

Written By: - Date published: 11:11 am, March 6th, 2009 - 19 comments

David Bain’s retrial begins in Christchurch today. Yesterday the Judge held that certain web-based newspapers may screen delayed video coverage of the trial, but he declined TV3’s application to live-stream it. The present guidelines for court coverage, which date from 2003, are simply silent on the internet medium, and the Judge said that since the […]

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