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.
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.
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.
Written By: - Date published: 11:45 am, December 13th, 2012 - 63 comments
Gordon Campbell on Judith Collins and the Binnie report (go read the full article on Scoop). “This is banana republic stuff from Collins”…
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 […]