Landmark Case of Keogh Commences Today in South Australian Supreme Court

Posted by Barbara Etter APM on 22 September 2014 | 1 Comments

The landmark case of Henry Keogh commences this morning in the Full Court of the SA Supreme Court. The case is set down for a couple of weeks. It is the first case in SA to go back to the courts on the basis of fresh and compelling evidence under the new further right to appeal laws. In March, the court found that it was reasonably arguable that Henry had suffered a substantial miscarriage of justice. Henry has already spent 20 years in gaol after the court found him guilty of murdering his then fiance in a bathtub by holding her down and drowning her.  The forensic pathology evidence as to bruises and grip marks in the case is bound to come under close scrutiny. I will monitor this one closely and report on developments. The case is very important particularly as the Tasmanian A-G has recently indicated her intention to introduce further right to appeal legislation in this jurisdiction. For more information on this case see and



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  • Thanks for keeping us in touch with this case, which is so relevant to Sue Neill-Fraser's.

    Posted by Amanda, 30/09/2014 10:12am (4 years ago)

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