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Cardinal Pell - Not Seeking Reduced Sentence if Gulty

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Cardinal's defence team argues jury erred on 13 counts (My comment: It might be a few weeks before we know the outcome of the Appeal)

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http://cathnews.com/cathnews/35166-cardinal-s-defence-team-argues-jury-erred-on-13-counts

"Cardinal Pell is serving a six-year jail term, handed down in March, for the sexual assaults of two choirboys in 1996.

He returned to court yesterday, seeking leave to appeal the convictions.

His bid to have the convictions quashed is being led by appeals expert Bret Walker, SC, who claimed three main grounds to free Cardinal Pell.

He spent more than five hours articulating his key argument, that the jury’s verdicts were unreasonable when all of the evidence was properly considered"....MORE on above link

 

 

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