Tom Percy: Justice WA Style

Tom Percy: Justice WA Style

    Launching the new book Presumed Guilty by Bret Christian, Tom Percy QC had some strong views on the WA justice system, and how he believes it has let us down. Here’s what he had to say. A colleague once observed that books are a bit like food: those that...
Justice and the Other Side of Winning

Justice and the Other Side of Winning

    Lessons from the Rayney Case   The jury’s verdict comes in: Not Guilty. Popular perception has it that the courtroom erupts in hugs, tears and cheers.  The Accused, his family and his legal team adjourn to a fashionable restaurant to drink champagne...
Law & Order: Percy Pillories Our Pollies

Law & Order: Percy Pillories Our Pollies

  Well, the election is over. Transport issues, power prices, footy stadiums and small bar restrictions have all been ventilated ad nauseam and are all now water under the bridge. Like it or lump it, we’ve got more of the same for the next four years. As a...
John Pilger: Australia has Abandoned Assange

John Pilger: Australia has Abandoned Assange

    The Australian Government has abandoned Wikileaks activist Julian Assange, says award-winning journalist John Pilger. Speaking at the Ubud Writer’s Festival in Bali, the controversial Australian commentator said it was “to our great shame” that Assange,...
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