David Eastman inquiry delivers a necessary, but very limited, finding

By Jack Waterford
Updated April 23 2018 - 9:50pm, first published May 31 2014 - 11:00am

His findings reflect ill on the most expensive and one of the most lengthy murder investigations in Australian history, on police competence and good conduct, on the competence of an expensive and well-resourced prosecution, the capacity of the ACT justice system to provide a fair trial, and on public confidence in the capacity of that system to detect legal and forensic error.

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