Murderer No More: Andrew Mallard and the Epic Fight to Prove His Innocence
'Even great courts and independent judges can sometimes get things wrong. Reading this book, we should resolve to strengthen our defences against miscarriages of justice.'
The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG, past Justice of the High Court of Australia
In 1994 Pamela Lawrence was brutally bashed to death in her jewellery shop in Perth. Police suspicion fell on a young drifter named Andrew Mallard. Although innocent, he was charged and convicted of this murder. It took 12 years and an epic struggle by Andrew's mother and sister, a team of lawyers and West Australian journalist Colleen Egan to right this wrong.
Not only did their unrelenting battle for justice end in the High Court of Australia making a devastating judgment against the West Australian courts, but it also led to cold-case investigators identifying the real murderer.
This is an emotional roller-coaster of a book, brilliantly and compellingly written. It is about justice, survival and what can happen when good people take on the system.
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I've said it before, and I'll say it again. I have no idea how some authors can get themselves involved in a miscarriage of justice, see the case through to its conclusion, write an incisive and ... Read full review
14 Our darkest day
15 The highest court in the land
16 A strange kind of victory
17 On the outside
18 Another blonde woman murdered
19 A bombshell drops
20 More blood
21 The DPP is delighted
8 Andrews nightmare
9 Never give up
10 Injections of faith
11 An unlikely saviour
12 Justice West Australian style
13 See no evil hear no mevil speak no evil
22 The Corruption and Crime Commission
23 Facing Peter Lawrence
24 The final chapter
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