Tag Archives: Corrupt Judges

KCA 2013 Federal Election campaign launch. Putting judicial corruption on the political agenda

Below is a video I recorded on Friday (30/8/13) outside the Law Courts building in Sydney. The video is the next step by this site for putting judicial corruption on the political agenda. It is probably a bit late for the 2013 election agenda but not impossible. The video is 2 minutes long.  . The video is not perfect but it […]

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Former AG Robert McClelland abandons ALP sinking ship and is back practising law on the side.

Former attorney general Robert McClelland has set up office at State Chambers in Sydney’s Martin Place. He is back in the law game and trying to grow a legal practice. This raises numerous issues. The first thought that comes to mind is that he is already preparing for defeat at the next election. The problem for me […]

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Gillard government exempts Fair Work Australia from new corrupt judge laws. Why?

The Gillard government has introduced two bills to parliament which if passed will supposedly better help deal with corrupt and derelict judicial officers. For some unknown but scandalous reason Fair Work Australia judicial officers have been exempted from the new laws. Four questions were put to the attorney general Nicola Roxon by me with the fourth […]

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AG Nicola Roxon refuses to answer media questions in relation to new corrupt judge laws.

The federal attorney general Nicola Roxon is ducking and weaving and refusing to answer legitimate questions that I have put to her media advisor Chris Owens in relation to new laws to deal with corrupt and derelict judicial officers. Below is the email exchange which I will get to in a moment. The proposed laws […]

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Crisis of confidence in the justice system says Chief Justice Bathurst after the horse has bolted.

In a speech given at the NSW Law Society at the end of January 2012 Chief Justice Bathurst of the NSW Supreme Court said there is a crisis of confidence in the justice system. If he wants to know a major reason for the crisis in confidence he need look no further than his own court, the […]

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Roll call. Murray Farquhar, former NSW Chief Stipendiary Magistrate. Part one.

Mr Murray Farquhar, the former NSW Chief Stipendiary Magistrate was sentenced to 4 years jail in 1985. It wasn’t all bad news, with good behaviour he was out in 2 1/2 years. And to the best of my knowledge he was the first judicial officer in Australia to be sent to jail. Murray Farquhar was jailed […]

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How the Australian Federal Police and Federal Courts collude to sweep criminal conduct of judges under the carpet. Part one.

If you want to make a complaint of criminal conduct against a judge where do you go? Nowhere apparently or that is the only conclusion that you can come to based on correspondence from the Australian Federal Police and the courts. As the emails and document below show, if you go to the Federal Police they say […]

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Truth in Justice – Reform Adversarial Legal System to Inquisitorial System

A new group are running a campaign via a petition to have the Australian legal system reformed. The campaign is called the “Truth in Justice campaign” (click here to go to their website). I am not a member of the group nor do I know the people organising it but I have signed up to their petition and […]

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Victoria’s Director of Public Prosecutions Jeremy Rapke QC has resigned after being caught with his pants down

The Victorian Director of Public Prosecutions Jeremy Rapke QC resigned on Friday. The reason for his resignation was because he was caught out promoting Diana Karamicov, a 28-year-old female lawyer, whom he was having a sexual relationship with. Now Mr Rapke is a 61-year-old married man who is in a position of great responsibility. For […]

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Julia Gillard’s human rights record by Amnesty International

I came across this story on the latest annual report by Amnesty International which drops the boot into the Australian Government and particularly Prime Minister Julia Gillard. In an artical by Tom Reilly in the SMH it says: “The group used the publication of its annual report to criticise the government and highlight areas of concern, […]

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FORMER Queensland attorney-general Kerry Shine busted appointing mates as judges

The former Queenland attorney general Kerry Shine was caught red-handed appointing close friends as judges and magistrates. Nothing new here as most judges and magistrates have close political connections and that’s how they are appointed in the first place, not because of their ability, ethics or integrity. The Kerry Shine story did not get much […]

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Chief Justice Spigelman – Predetermined Judgements

This post is only a short one but it covers a topic that is quite amazing. Chief Justice Spigelman of the New South Wales Supreme Court admitting what many people know. Although he does try to back pedal afterwards. In an article that Richard Ackland wrote in the Sydney Morning Herald on the 12th November 2010 the following showed […]

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Robert McClelland’s Dodgy Judicial Appointments

Judicial Appointments by the Federal Attorney General Robert McClelland. (December 2007 to present) The Federal Labor Government came to power at the end of 2007. They took over from the John Howard led Liberal/National Government who had a blatant history of appointing their own boys and girls as judges and magistrates. While in opposition the Shadow […]

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