Written By: - Date published: 12:32 pm, July 14th, 2014 - 71 comments
This past week has seen both mainstream media and political blogs of all persuasions, opine with fact-free ranting on the reversal of the burden of proof in sexual offence cases.
A bit of a plea . Sexual Violence is a sensitive issue. The least that ought be done, by those releasing policy around it; the media reporting it; the bloggers opining on it; and us, the individual’s commenting on it; the least we can do is try and make sure we have our facts in order first. Please?
Written By: - Date published: 1:40 pm, May 22nd, 2014 - 18 comments
There appears to have been a hiatus in the flood of posts today. Perhaps it is because of the wise words of Imperator Fish pausing the world as they consider his wise words… And those of Speaker Carter (who appears to have a problem with most current culture).
Written By: - Date published: 10:55 am, April 9th, 2012 - 4 comments
The Law Commission is reviewing trial process. Can we have a fairer justice system?
Written By: - Date published: 9:38 am, March 14th, 2012 - 2 comments
National appointing one of their own as member without any proper consultation – will people take the Law Commission seriously any more?
Written By: - Date published: 3:00 pm, September 27th, 2011 - 55 comments
mickysavage at Waitakere News blog has an analysis of the legal and unconstitutional implications of the Nationals dubious plan to override the courts with poor kneejerk legislation. It is rather disturbing as the action appears to have more to do with electioneering than actual legal need.
Written By: - Date published: 10:47 pm, November 17th, 2009 - 17 comments
Gagged The Law Commission yesterday released a report on ‘Suppressing Names and Evidence’. It’s timely given that Vince Siemer was arrested just last week for stating on his website that the judge in the Oct 15 ‘terror case’ has ruled that [lprent: gagged – see my comments at bottom] used by police were unlawfully obtained. […]