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Dudley Family Statement

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 12:23 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

“We are utterly devastated at the news regarding the law not allowing for this unjustified discharge without conviction to be appealed. More >>

Chief Judge: Chief Sized Offender Bias

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 12:18 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

“Justice by name, not by nature” states Ruth Money Sensible Sentencing Trust National Spokesperson, of Justice Helen Winkelmann’s decision to discharge without conviction the offender charged with the fatal attack on 15 year old schoolboy Stephen ... More >>

Name Suppression Law No Longer Fit For Purpose!

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 5:34 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

“Chuck it out and start with a blank piece of paper” states Ruth Money, Sensible Sentencing Trust Spokesperson in reference to the current name suppression laws. More >>

SST Applauds Minister Collins Name Suppression Views

Friday, 8 August 2014, 4:43 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

Sensible Sentencing Trust Spokesperson Ruth Money said today’s comments from Justice Minister Collins about name suppression are “a breath of fresh air and should be applauded”. More >>

Sensible Sentencing outlines changes in responsibilities

Thursday, 7 August 2014, 1:36 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

With today’s announcement that Garth McVicar will stand as candidate for the Conservative Party at this year’s election, the Sensible Sentencing Trust has confirmed that he effectively stood aside from his leadership role as from the time he reached that ... More >>

SST reaches agreement in paedophile privacy case

Tuesday, 5 August 2014, 1:10 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

A long running legal action between the Sensible Sentencing Trust and the Director of Human Rights Proceedings has been settled out of Court. More >>

Proposed Child Sex Offender Register Won’t Change Anything!

Monday, 4 August 2014, 1:01 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

The SST has today reconfirmed its disappointment in the proposed Child Sex Offender register announced by Minister Tolley this morning. More >>

Defence Lawyer Disgust!!!

Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 10:30 am | Sensible Sentencing Trust

“ The Sensible Sentencing Trust is horrified by Defence Lawyer Steven Zindel's comments at the Sentencing of a Man Jailed for the Rape of his 4 year old daughter .” More >>

David Cunliffe happy to hide sex offender’s identity

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 2:28 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

..:: For immediate release ::.. 24/07/14 David Cunliffe happy to hide sex offender’s identity - (and in fact enjoy lunch with them) More >>

Vigilantism will become a reality – McVicar

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 9:31 am | Sensible Sentencing Trust

“This sentence is an insult to every New Zealander and will continue the demise and loss of faith in what can now only be described as Mickey Mouse legal process at best.” More >>

Judge Abuses Female Victim (Again)!!!

Tuesday, 15 July 2014, 1:05 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

The Sensible Sentencing Trust is calling on the Solicitor-General to appeal Justice Raynor Asher’s fatally flawed decision to grant a sexual predator permanent name suppression, to the Court of Appeal. More >>

Stop the Suppression!

Wednesday, 9 July 2014, 2:50 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

Stop the Suppression! 09/07/14 Launching this week, Sensible Sentencing’s Stop the Suppression campaign is asking New Zealanders to get in behind a campaign to overhaul the name suppression laws in NZ. More >>

Parole Fail | Who’s Next?

Tuesday, 8 July 2014, 2:22 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

Sensible Sentencing Trust is once again calling for parole to be abolished after yet another colossal parole failure has been revealed this week. More >>

Sensible Sentencing Launches Child Protection Project

Monday, 7 July 2014, 1:19 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

Jimmy Saville and Rolf Harris have become synonymous with sexual abuse of woman and children, but is New Zealand also guilty of harbouring and protecting child abusers? More >>

Appointment of Chief Victims Advisor Applauded

Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 3:24 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

The Sensible Sentencing Trust has congratulated the Justice Minister, Judith Collins on today’s announcement regarding the establishment of the Chief Victims Advisor. "Finally victims of crime will be afforded the true advocacy and support that ... More >>

Vatican leads war against child abuse

Sunday, 29 June 2014, 8:20 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

While New Zealand bestows abusers with human rights protection Perhaps our Director of Human Rights might like to issue an open invitation to all the Priests convicted of child abuse to come to New Zealand for safe refuge and protection. McVicar More >>

Heartless Justice System Recants Murder Conviction

Friday, 27 June 2014, 9:51 am | Sensible Sentencing Trust

Issues relating to the insanity defence have again been highlighted by the Sensible Sentencing Trust in the wake of the acquittal of David Fa for the 2006 murder of Stuart Stone. Graeme Moyle, the Sensible Sentencing Trust spokesman on mental health ... More >>

Clean Slate Promotes Dishonesty Bin it!

Friday, 27 June 2014, 9:48 am | Sensible Sentencing Trust

An OIA released by the NZ Herald today reveals that more than 115,000 offenders in NZ have had their convictions hidden thanks to the absurd Clean Slate Act. More >>

Collins congratulated on latest victims’ initiative

Wednesday, 25 June 2014, 9:21 am | Sensible Sentencing Trust

The Sensible Sentencing Trust has congratulated the Justice Minister, Judith Collins on the latest initiative to help protect victims. The Victims Orders against Violent Offenders Bill passed its final reading last night. The Bill means victims of serious ... More >>

Short Changing The Future

Tuesday, 17 June 2014, 11:05 am | Sensible Sentencing Trust

The Sensible Sentencing Trust (SST) is calling on the Government to step up and take action after the publication of the ‘The Peoples Report’. More >>

 

 

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