Category Archives: Rule of law

Lisa Neville has full confidence in goat rodeo

Victoria’s Police Minister says she’s “incredibly disappointed” by criticism on the handling of the George Pell case after the state opposition called the High Court acquittal an “embarrassment” to the legal system. Lisa Neville on Thursday defended Victoria’s legal system and police … Continue reading

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Pelling the Cat on Regulation

Sinc had an interesting post about regulators looking for trouble and comparing it to Victoria Police pursuing Pell. I would define the problem a little differently to Sinc based on my experience consulting to a few regulatory agencies in the … Continue reading

Posted in Economics and economy, Rule of law | 19 Comments

Victoria Police are not alone …

… this is how the regulatory state operates. First – let Greg Craven describe how the Pell case went down: The inescapable conclusion is that Pell was prosecuted on an unwinnable charge for two reasons: first, that there were those … Continue reading

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Musical Intermission

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Pope Francis just bitch slapped a lot of people

Awesome tweet. Francis has just gone up in my estimation.

Posted in Rule of law | 110 Comments

Greg Craven tears their ABC a new one

(HT: Marty)

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Daniel Andrews had plenty to say last year

Today Last year: Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews said Cardinal George Pell had received a fair trial and questioned media commentators who said the jury had made an error in its decision. “The notion that if you don’t like a verdict, … Continue reading

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Statement by His Eminence George Cardinal Pell AC

Posted in civil society, History, Rule of law | 59 Comments

Pell judgement day

UPDATE I: CRUSHING DEFEAT FOR THE LEFT, THE ABC, THE VICTORIAN POLICE, THE VICTORIAN CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM.   Update II: Summary Judgement here. The Court held that, on the assumption that the jury had assessed the complainant’s evidence as thoroughly credible … Continue reading

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States can violate your constitutional rights

Press Conference on March 18, 2020: JOURNALIST: Could we get a bit of clarity for religious groups, churches, synagogues, mosques, on how these rules pertain to them? And also, what’s your view of the footy, should it go ahead with empty … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19, Oppressive government, Rule of law | 78 Comments