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Philip Selth

Philip Selth reviews 'The Conviction of the Innocent: How the law can let us down' by Chester Porter

October 2007, no. 295 01 October 2007
Chester Porter QC retired as a barrister in June 2000. Several weeks previous, the Bar Council appointed Porter a life member of the New South Wales Bar Association ‘for his exceptional service to the Bar Association and the profession of law’. The Council’s decision was unanimous (I know this because I wrote the minutes of that meeting). There was, and is, no dispute that Porter was one of ... (read more)