The Last Chance for Cardinal Pell

Four days ago, Cardinal Pell’s appeal was dismissed 2-1 by Court of Appeal judges Anne Ferguson, Chris Maxwell and Mark Weinberg. In the Australian legal system, the last option of appeal is through the High Court of Australia. Today, it was announced that George Pell would take his case to the High Court. During his…

George Pell Appeal Dismissed

Cardinal George Pell’s appeal has been dismissed 2-1 by the Court of Appeal judges, Anne Ferguson, Chris Maxwell and Mark Weinberg. Pell, a high profile Catholic, appealed against convictions on five charges of sexually abusing two choirboys in the 1990s when he was the archbishop of Melbourne. He has already spent more than 170 days…

National Rugby League: Image vs The Rule of Law

The NRL (National Rugby League) is an icon of Australia sport. It is a league of professional men’s rugby, run by the Australian Rugby League Commission. It attracts millions of viewers from packed out stadiums in State of Origin or Grand Finals, to record TV statistics. Many players are considered idols and hero’s for young…