Law Reform


Miscarriages of Justice

Conference Feb 2006



Legal Research Foundation
Miscarriages of Justice Conference
Auckland University
February 24 2006


Setting the Scene
Remarks at Opening of Seminar
by Sir Thomas Thorp
Retired High Court Judge (1996)
Author "Miscarriages of Justice" Dec 2005



Can investigative processes produce miscarriages of justice?
by Neville Trendle
Former Chief Legal Adviser and Assistant Commissioner
New Zealand Police


Lawful Miscarriages of Justice
by Scott Optican
Associate Professor/Associate Dean (Alumni & Advancement)
The University of Auckland Faculty of Law
(email: s.optican@auckland.ac.nz')


The view from Prison
by Greg Newbold

Associate Professor
School of Sociology and Anthropology
University of Canterbury