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HASS9 C&C Just and Fair Presentation: Home

Just and fair presentation

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Acknowledgement

St Stephen's School would like to acknowledge the contribution of

Mrs Dee Cunninghame,

a Teacher Librarian from 2008 - 2020, and the original creator of this guide.

TASK

Students will use an Australian Court Case to demonstrate whether Australia’s judicial system is just and fair. This will be shown through research, social media analysis and a three-minute presentation to the class.

Please select from the following Australian cases:

Lindy Chamberlain

Lloyd Rayney

Mikelbergs and The Great Mint Swindle

Debra Locke and Golden Mile Corruption

John Button

Factors affecting miscarriage of justice cases

From this document: 

Factors responsible for actual or possible miscarriages of justice

POLICE

1. Allegations of Over-Zealous/Unprofessional Police Investigation 

2. Allegations of Incompetent Police Investigation 

3. Allegations of Criminal Police Behaviour 

EVIDENCE

1. Expert as advocate

2. Inconclusive Expert Evidence 

3. Circumstantial/Suspect Evidence

4. Unreliable Eyewitness Identification 

5. Possible Victim/Witness Perjury 

SECONDARY SOURCES

! . Confession by Other 

2. Unreliable Police Informer 

3. Unreliable Prison Informer  

MASS MEDIA

1. Media pressure

2. Media Stereotyping/Prejudice 

TRIAL PROCESSES

I. Possible Erroneous Judge's Instructions

2. Inadequate Representation 

3. Allegations of Prosecution Misconduct 

MISREADING OF CULTURAL FACTORS

Extra information from your teachers

On miscarriages of justice