Your web browser is no longer supported. To improve your experience update it here

More media charges dropped in Pell case


nginx
502 Bad Gateway-188体育官网_188体育√
Only 100 charges against 30 individuals and outlets are continuing.
They relate to reporting on Pell's high-profile sexual abuse trial, which was shrouded in secrecy to avoid prejudicing the case.
But lawyers involved in the prosecution of journalists have been told to hurry.
"Eleven months on and we're still talking about the basics."

Related Articles

Justice Dixon also said the case could be split into 20 different trials.
Charges have been dropped against Fairfax Media, which has been taken over by Nine Entertainment, as well as The Canberra Times.
In May last year, charges were dropped against Sydney 2GB broadcaster and then-Herald Sun editor Damon Johnston.

502 Bad Gateway

The verdict was suppressed until February 2019, when prosecutors decided not to go ahead with a second trial.
His convictions were previously upheld by Victoria's Court of Appeal two judges to one.
The case against media outlets for the reporting on Pell is expected to return to court for another directions hearing at a later date.
© AAP 2020
CONTACT US

Send your photos, videos and stories to 9News contact@9news.com.au

Auto news: Old Datsun sells for $1.1 million, breaks auction records in Japan - caradvice.com.au

Top Stories