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The Role of Expert Witnesses in the Royal Commission (Or: Asymmetric Warfare)

The royal commission will see a parade of “expert” witnesses, trotted out by hot-shot church lawyers. Many of these will be psychologists who will provide a “caring” image, as noted in yesterday’s posting. Other specialists will undoubtedly include the odd … Continue reading

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Shared Lawyers (Or: An Oldie But a Goodie)

The “Melbourne Response” was a Catholic Church protocol set up by Australia’s only Cardinal, George Pell at the end of the last century to deal with sex abuse claims against clergy there. It was headed by Mr Peter O’Callaghan (pictured … Continue reading

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