Convicted killer Justin Fuller jailed for death threat poem sent from NSW prison to former lover

A convicted killer has been sentenced to four-and-a-half years’ jail over a death threat poem he sent to his former partner from jail. Key points: Justin Fuller is already behind bars for manslaughter after an incident in 2018 The sentencing judge described Fuller’s actions as calculated and menacing Due to time already served, Fuller will … Read more

Bruce Lehrmann accuses DPP of ‘professional misconduct’

Former Liberal staffer Bruce Lehrmann has lodged a formal complaint of professional misconduct targeting the Director of Public Prosecutions Shane Drumgold accusing him of failing to deliver a stronger warning to Channel 10’s Lisa Wilkinson and Brittany Higgins about public comments regarding his trial. The allegations are contained in a leaked letter that was sent … Read more

Bruce Lehrmann, Brittany Higgins: Walter Sofronoff KC to head inquiry

A powerful inquiry that will examine the conduct of the ACT police when investigating the rape allegation made by Brittany Higgins will be led by eminent retired judge Walter Sofronoff KC. News.com.au has confirmed that Mr Sofronoff KC was formally appointed by the ACT Cabinet on Tuesday afternoon and that the ACT Chief Minister Andrew … Read more

Gregory Lynn: Committal hearing for accused missing campers’ killer to conclude

Accused missing camper killer Gregory Lynn will soon learn whether he is going to stand trial in the Supreme Court. On Wednesday afternoon, Magistrate Brett Sonnet will decide whether there is sufficient evidence against Mr Lynn to warrant committing the allegations to trial. The 56-year-old former Jetstar pilot has faced the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court this … Read more

Alleged missing campers killer arrested after ‘depressing’ comments concerned police: court

Alleged missing campers killer Gregory Lynn was arrested after he allegedly made “depressing” comments that caused investigators to fear for his life, police will allege. Mr Lynn, a former Jetstar pilot, was arrested while camping near Arbuckle Junction in Victoria’s high country on November 22, 2021. The 56-year-old father-of-four is facing a committal hearing in … Read more

In touch with CJI DY Chandrachud, there’s no Mahabharat, says Union Minister Kiren Rijiju

A day after he shared the video clip of a retired High Court judge saying that the Supreme Court had “hijacked” the Constitution, amid the current face-off over the appointment of judges, Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju said Monday that there was no “Mahabharat” between the Government and the judiciary — and there will be … Read more

Proposed change to Idaho law may target same-sex marriages

A Republican state senator who vowed to protect “traditional” marriage plans to propose legislation that would eliminate marriage licenses in Idaho — a GOP tactic in other states to prevent same-sex marriages. The proposal, which must be introduced by a legislative committee before it becomes a bill and is publicized, would eliminate licenses and instead … Read more

Gregory Lynn: Defense seeks suppression order in accused high country killer case

Lawyers representing accused high country killer Gregory Lynn have asked a court to suppress the contents of two police interviews. Defense barrister Dermot Dann, KC, filed a suppression application during Mr Lynn’s committal hearing in the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court this week. He argued that the publication of the contents of the interviews may risk prejudicing … Read more

Warrick Walkerbear pleads not guilty to allegedly murdering woman in Kununurra

A 28-year-old man accused of murdering a 31-year-old woman in the Kimberley town of Kununurra will defend the charge in Western Australia’s Supreme Court. Key points: Warrick Walkerbear pleads not guilty to murdering a woman Her body was discovered in bushland in Kununurra in 2021 Her death has been mourned by many local Indigenous people … Read more

Raymond Cornwall: Why authorities want to keep tabs on notorious paedophile

A convicted paedophile who terrified Sydney during a two-year crime spree in the 1990s – including sexually assaulting a young girl – is locked in a legal battle with the state who wants to impose strict supervision orders on him following his release. The State of NSW has applied to the Supreme Court in an … Read more