Tag: Court of Appeal

May 01

62% Of Criminal Appeals In Vanuatu Result In Ruling For Defendant

Court of Appeal of Vanuatu

Sixty-two percent of all criminal appeals in Vanuatu from 1997 to 2016 resulted in a ruling favorable to the defendant by the Court of Appeal. Vanuatu is a Pacific island nation, about 1,100 miles northeast of Australia. It has a population of less than 300,000 on its 82 islands. Vanuatu was a co-British/French colony known …

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Jun 12

Mother Acquitted By Appeals Court Of Wilful Child Neglect Conviction

New Zealand’s Court of Appeal building in Wellington, New Zealand

A mother has been acquitted by New Zealand’s Court of Appeal of her wilful neglect conviction for smoking methamphetamine when her son was in their house. During a police investigation of the mother’s methamphetamine use a detective obtained a hair sample from her 3-year-old son. The hair tested positive for the presence of a trace …

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Jul 29

Conspiracy Convictions Of 20 Environmental Activists Overturned Because Prosecution Concealed Exculpatory Recordings And Reports

Conspiracy Convictions Of 20 Environmental Activists Overturned Because Prosecution Concealed Exculpatory Recordings And Reports

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Jul 29

Conspiracy Convictions Of 20 Environmental Activists Overturned Because Prosecution Concealed Exculpatory Recordings And Reports

Conspiracy Convictions Of 20 Environmental Activists Overturned Because Prosecution Concealed Exculpatory Recordings And Reports

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May 20

Armed Robbery Conviction Tossed For Man Shot By Police While Walking To Store

Armed Robbery Conviction Tossed For Man Shot By Police While Walking To Store

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May 19

Phillip Johnston and Jaden Knight Awarded Compensation For Wrongful Arson Convictions

Phillip Johnston and Jaden Knight Awarded Compensation For Wrongful Arson Convictions

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Apr 18

Four Men Framed For Murder By Prosecutor And Pathologist Are Acquitted By Appeals Court

Four Men Framed For Murder By Prosecutor And Pathologist Are Acquitted By Appeals Court

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