The Chidiac case : another miscarriage of justice?

Brown, David (1997) The Chidiac case : another miscarriage of justice? Alternative Law Journal, 22(5), pp. 237-247.

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Abstract

On 25 March 1997 the Witness program on Channel 7 screened a story about the conviction of Neil Chidiac in February 1989 for conspiracy to import a trafficable quantity of heroin in NSW. The program questioned the justice of Chidiac's conviction and filmed his recent release from prison on parole after serving over eight years in prison, still protesting his innocence. Witness featured an interview with the chief Crown witness against Chidiac, Alfred Oti, in which Oti completely repudiated the testimony he gave at the trial and admitted to lying at the behest of the police in order to secure advantages for himself...

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ID Code: 68087
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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ISSN: 1037-969X
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Justice
Deposited On: 05 Mar 2014 23:54
Last Modified: 05 Mar 2014 23:54

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