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Which one is not like the others?

By Steven | May 16, 2011

Famous victims of the justice system: Lindy Chamberlain, Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, the Guildford Four … and David Bain?

Bain and Joe Karam are lined up to speak with these others at an international conference on justice in Perth next March. 

Barry Scheck from the Innocence Project will also be speaking.

Topics: General | 5 Comments »

5 Responses to “Which one is not like the others?”

  1. jrg Says:
    May 16th, 2011 at 9:15 pm

    It would seem that there is disent as regard the outcome of the David Bain trial(s) Is it to do with the way the system works,or your own reasoning?

  2. Graeme Edgeler Says:
    May 17th, 2011 at 10:11 am

    Which one is not like the others?

    Lindy Chamberlain: the only woman.
    The Guildford Four: the only group.
    David Bain: the only one acquitted at a re-trial.
    Rubin Carter: the only one convicted twice.

  3. Steven Says:
    May 17th, 2011 at 10:45 am

    Thanks Graeme. Also, they’re all spelled differently.

    Jrg, without going into the trials in any detail, my point was that there is better reason to believe that David Bain is actually guilty than the others, and that if there was any ultimate miscarriage of justice in his case, it is likely that it was in his favour.

  4. ross Says:
    May 21st, 2011 at 1:15 pm

    I think you’re referring to Barry Scheck of the Innocence Project.

  5. Steven Says:
    May 22nd, 2011 at 12:27 pm

    Ross: dead right. I’ve fixed it. Thanks.


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