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George Pell remains a guilty man

7 April 2020

2:42 PM

7 April 2020

2:42 PM

Today, legal justice has been thankfully, belatedly, served.

Cardinal George Pell’s conviction on all counts was quashed unanimously by the High Court. It’s a decision that has highlighted not only the flaws in the Crown’s case against Pell, the way it was prosecuted, raised questions of jury and – sadly – judicial bias, and the failure of a criminal jury to fund reasonable doubt on the evidence before it and, on the face of it, reversing the onus of guilt. Pell’s

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