Roseanne Beckett and her long wait for justice
Roseanne Beckett spent 10 years in prison for crimes she didn't commit. Finally, this week she won her battle for compensation.
State of NSW’s 25 year battle against Roseanne Beckett
For 25 years, the State has maintained Roseanne Beckett is guilty. So, John Maconachie's opening in the malicious prosecution trial held no surprises.
Malicious Prosecution – overall situation from Roseanne’s point of view
Innocent accused who lose appeals against conviction are in a very tough position in NSW
Brick by brick, Blacket builds Beckett’s case but can he make a wall?
On day two of his opening, Paul Blacket SC explains how the Roseanne Beckett frame-up was aimed at helping her husband escape sexual assault charges.
Thomas had pathological hatred for Roseanne, barrister tells judge.
Paul Blacket SC opens the case for the plaintiff in Becket v The State of NSW on July 28, 2014.
Can Roseanne Beckett’s legal team prove malicious prosecution?
On July 27, Roseanne Beckett's malicious prosecution trial against the NSW government began. Wendy Bacon will blog during the proceedings.
Roseanne passes Channel Seven’s lie detector test
Roseanne Beckett passes Channel Seven's lie detector test.
Questions for the Crown and Police in the Roseanne Beckett case.
Despite questions hanging over both the Crown and NSW Police involved in the convictions of Roseanne Beckett, why has no one been held accountable?
Victim Of A ‘Terrible Conspiracy’
Should this woman be in jail? Thirteen years on
Time for NSW to compensate Roseanne Beckett
Justice Long Overdue For Roseanne Beckett
The High Court of Australia clears the way for Roseanne Beckett to sue for malicious prosecution.
Roseanne Catt ordered to pay former husband
NSW Victim Compensation Board orders Roseanne Catt to pay former husband, Barry Catt
State cowardly to bury claim, witness says
A WITNESS has accused the NSW Attorney-General's Department and police of being "cowards" and covering up her confession.
Police made me lie against Catt, Crown witness tells
Unfair trial should be reviewed, says Catt
Appeal win offers Catt hope of retrial
Judge casts doubt on Catt’s guilt
District Court judge, Tom Davidson finds evidence that Roseanne may have been falsely convicted on unreliable evidence of Peter Thomas and Barry Catt.
Senior police told of Catt case doubts
Even before she was released from prison in 2001, senior police reviewed the case and considered that she might have been framed.
Roseanne Catt ( Beckett) was convicted of overdosing her husband with lithium. In truth it was the chief prosecution witnesses who planted the drug.
Witnesses may have conspired, says judge
Criminal charges will be considered against prosecution witnesses who gave evidence at the inquiry into the conviction of Roseanne Catt.
Tipping the scales of justice
Dog dead and files missing: Catt witness
A witness told the District Court yesterday that she'd found her dog hanging dead and tapes missing when she returned home after giving evidence.
Witness in Catt case terrified by shots
Ex-detective risks prosecution
Former detective, Peter Thomas risks prosecution for evidence he gave at a judicial inquiry into the conviction of Roseanne Catt, a judge warned yesterday.
Internal Affairs charges hung over Catt detective
Freed prisoner denied the funds to clear her name
Justice on trial
Should This Woman Be In Jail?
The judge said she was either an evil woman or the victim of a terrible conspiracy. Wendy Bacon and Tracy Pillemer explore the truth about Roseanne Catt.
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