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  • Mandatory drug testing for judges and lawyers ?

    Mandatory drug testing for judges and lawyers ?



    After several high profile drug cases involving members of the New Zealand Police and the legal profession, the New Zealand Justice Forum today called for the mandatory drug testing of all officers of the Court.

    These recent convictions have shown that the legal professions, like other segments of New Zealand society are not immune from the ravages of drugs and alcohol, leading to delusional behavior. Forum spokesperson Mark Adams said today; “ Whether it is half...
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  • From the Archives- Pair who avoided conviction for arson

    From the Archives- Pair who avoided conviction for arson

    The story in the attached clipping was frst reported by the Dominion Post nearly ten years ago, Marcus Wayne Simpson-Wild &...nephew of Justice John Wild & one of his mates from Khandallah in Wellington New Zealand are discharged without conviction after setting fire to scrub near a rural property. Judge Bruce Davidson of the District Court at Wellington said that a conviction would impact on Simpson-Wild's ability to travel as he was a well-respected equestrian, that and the fact that he was from...
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  • Judges lobby against law change

    Judges lobby against law change



    A Christchurch judge has spoken out against planned changes to the Family Court system, saying it will hurt children caught in custody disputes and lead to more courtroom violence. In a rare move, Judge Robert Murfitt appeared before a Parliamentary select committee last week on behalf of himself and the other six Christchurch family court judges. Judge Murfitt told the committee; “We appreciate that this is a matter of importance to all New Zealander's, so we've ma
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  • Sex offender bailed by Judge Raoul Neave flees to OZ

    Sex offender bailed by Judge Raoul Neave flees to OZ

    A man with an "appalling" list of convictions has cut off his electronic bracelet and fled to Australia before he could face trial on sex charges.The 42-year-old was due to go on trial in Greymouth this week but police told the judge they believed he was now in Sydney. They were trying to find him, but the trial had to be aborted on Monday. Last night, police were unable to say how the man could have left New Zealand, and the Sensible Sentencing Trust decried the decision to grant him bail in th...
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  • Judicial Conduct Commissioner rules Judge exceeded authority

    Judicial Conduct Commissioner rules Judge exceeded authority

    Complaints have been upheld against District Court Judge David McNaughton for ordering journalists reporting on Kim Dotcom’s first court appearances , to leave the court. One of the journalists was from the National Business Review, the other from the Herald on Sunday. In what is believed to be an unprecedented finding, Judicial Conduct Commissioner Sir David Gascoigne has referred complaints from two journalists about the judge to Chief District Court Judge Jan-Marie Doogue, for her attention...
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