Viewing entries posted in April 2017

DNA Mix Up by PathWest in WA: Investigation Launched after Wrong Man Convicted

Posted by Barbara Etter APM on 27 April 2017 | 0 Comments

An article by Eliza Laschon from the ABC yesterday, 27 April 2017, reports on a shocking miscarriage of justice where a man was wrongfully convicted of an offence over a decade ago after the PathWest laboratory wrongly matched his DNA and did not check the date of birth.  See http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-04-27/man-wrongly-convicted-over-pathwest-dna-bungle-govt-wants-answer/8475888?pfmredir=sm

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The SA Further Right to Appeal Case of Henry Keogh: Sunday Night 16 April 2017

Posted by Barbara Etter APM on 19 April 2017 | 0 Comments

Channel 7's Sunday Night provided a full program on Sunday evening, 16 April 2017, outlining the wrongful conviction murder case of Henry Keogh. See https://au.news.yahoo.com/sunday-night/features/a/35034094/there-are-others-henry-keoghs-fight-for-justice/#page1

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The Further Right to Appeal Case of Van Beelen is to be heard by the High Court in Adelaide from 21 to 22 June 2017

Posted by Barbara Etter APM on 19 April 2017 | 0 Comments

The SA further right to appeal case of Van Beelen is to be heard by the High Court in Adelaide from 21 to 22 June 2017.  For the history of the High Court's involvement in this matter and a copy of relevant submissions see here: http://www.hcourt.gov.au/cases/case_a8-2017

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