Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Claim of Right to be Repealed in Wake of Waihopai?

The NZ government has announced that the claim of right defence used in the Waihopai spy base trial will be reformed or repealed.  Brian Rudman hits the nail on the head:  The jury weren't sucked in by a dodgy legal defence, and it was totally dodgy, they were convinced by the moral force of the Waihopai trio's witness and chose not to convict according to conscience, not law.

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