April 2013 CLArion newsletter:
‘Right to Appeal’ Act passed in SA needs to be mirrored throughout Australia

A new act just passed in South Australia shows the way for other jurisdictions to restore the ‘Right to Appeal’ for potentially wrongly-convicted prisoners when ‘fresh and compelling’ new evidence emerges. But, just as CLA joins the campaign on this hopeful development, the High Court has unanimously lowered the bar for justice in Australia by turning secret hearsay, gossip and scuttlebutt – “intelligence” – into sufficient “evidence” to basically have any group (not just bikies) declared criminal, which then severely restricts individual rights even further.

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