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Michael Inman is a courts reporter for The Canberra Times

Affordable Tralee a boon for buyers

Michael Inman A night sleeping rough could be the smartest financial decision that Jake Cannon has ever made.

Mother of driver who caused three deaths in chase doesn't blame police

Quadruple fatality on March 20.

Michael Inman and Christopher Knaus The mother of the driver who caused one of the territory’s most horrific car crashes says she does not blame the police for chasing her son in a high speed pursuit.

Public servant Stephanie Pasfield awarded $300,000 in damages for injuries caused by car accident

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Michael Inman A public servant injured in a rear-ender has won almost $300,000 in damages.

Baby death inquest halted as prosecutors consider charges

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Michael Inman An inquest into the suspicious death of a two-month-old baby has been halted so Canberra prosecutors can consider laying criminal charges.

Dispute over pet dog ruled an assault

Michael Inman A man has been found guilty of assaulting his former partner and her mother during a dispute over a family pet.

Man guilty of assault over pet dispute

Michael Inman A man has been found guilty of assaulting his former partner and her mother during a dispute over the ownership of a family pet.

No one-punch laws in ACT, says Corbell

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Michael Inman NSW's new mandatory sentencing laws will not deter violent drunks, Attorney-General Simon Corbell says.

Inquest told near-lifeless baby girl had bruise on jaw

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Michael Inman Paramedics first noticed the bruising on the near-lifeless two-month-old baby as they rushed her to hospital, a court has heard.

Father guilty of assault

Michael Inman A father who admitted locking his daughter in a dark room as punishment has been found guilty of using a shoe to beat her when she failed to have a shower.

Bail refused for bikie Alex Bourne accused of bashing

Michael Inman A Canberra bikie accused of publicly bashing a man in a town centre and then threatening to shoot up his mother's house has been denied bail.

DPP will appeal 'manifestly inadequate' sentence given to child sex offender Shane Williams

Michael Inman, Stephanie Anderson and Christopher Knaus Canberra prosecutors say the sentence handed to a man who sexually assaulted a three-year-old girl was ''manifestly inadequate''.

Bikie refused bail over assault charges

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Michael Inman A Canberra bikie accused of bashing a man in a town centre and then threatening to shoot up his mother’s house has been denied bail.

Father found guilty of beating daughter with shoe

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Michael Inman A father who admitted to locking his daughter in a dark room as punishment has been found guilty of using a shoe to beat her after she failed to have a shower.

Copa diners to start talks over salmonella outbreak

140 people have suffered from salmonella poisoning after eating at the newly opened Copa Brazilian Churrasco restaurant in Dickson.

Michael Inman About 40 diners struck down by Canberra's largest salmonella outbreak are expected to begin settlement negotiations.

Outrage over paedophile's sentence for sex assault on three-year-old girl

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Michael Inman, Stephanie Anderson, Christopher Knaus Prosecutors are considering challenging the prison sentence handed to a child predator who sexually assaulted a three-year-old girl.

Former inmates in bid for compo

The Government has faced 13 separate lawsuits launched by Canberrans who allege they were wrongfully imprisoned due to mistakes made by the ACT's justice system.

Christopher Knaus and Michael Inman The government has faced 13 separate lawsuits launched by Canberrans who allege they were wrongfully imprisoned.

Copa Brazilian Churrasco food poisoning legal action launched

The Copa Brazilian Churrasco restaurant in Dickson.

Michael Inman More than 70 diners who fell victim to Canberra's largest salmonella outbreak have launched legal action against a Dickson restaurant.

Former pro basketballer Janna Sladic given another chance at reform

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Michael Inman A former pro basketballer and model turned drug addict is expected to be given another chance to reform, or face jail.

Bikie accused of bashing attack released on bail

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Michael Inman A Canberra bikie accused of bashing a man in front of stunned onlookers has paid $2000 to get out of jail.

Man held over laptop theft has long record

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Michael Inman A man accused of robbing a pub patron while armed with a screwdriver was wanted by police, a court has heard.