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  1. mrjitty replied to the thread Found Deceased NEW ZEALAND - Grace Millane, 22, British backpacker, Auckland, 1 Dec 2018 *Arrest* #2.

    It could well be in there. I vaguely recall something about not needing to charge it. The judge can direct if the jury finds not guilty...

    Nov 20, 2019 at 5:36 PM
  2. mrjitty liked Tortoise's post in the thread Found Deceased NEW ZEALAND - Grace Millane, 22, British backpacker, Auckland, 1 Dec 2018 *Arrest* #2.

    No, I haven't seen that the indictment has been reported on. It could be on there.

    Nov 20, 2019 at 5:34 PM
  3. mrjitty liked Mariposa's post in the thread Found Deceased NEW ZEALAND - Grace Millane, 22, British backpacker, Auckland, 1 Dec 2018 *Arrest* #2.

    I am confused about something. It appears the accused is not charged with manslaughter at all here from what I can find online. So...

    Nov 20, 2019 at 5:25 PM
  4. mrjitty liked Tortoise's post in the thread Found Deceased NEW ZEALAND - Grace Millane, 22, British backpacker, Auckland, 1 Dec 2018 *Arrest* #2.

    (I'll continue until someone takes up the offer) 10.45am Auckland Crown Solicitor Brian Dickey has attacked the defence's narrative....

    Nov 20, 2019 at 5:25 PM
  5. mrjitty replied to the thread Found Deceased NEW ZEALAND - Grace Millane, 22, British backpacker, Auckland, 1 Dec 2018 *Arrest* #2.

    I suspect the judge will cover this. He had admitted to killing grace by unlawful act so manslaughter is made out on the defence...

    Nov 20, 2019 at 5:23 PM
  6. mrjitty replied to the thread Found Deceased NEW ZEALAND - Grace Millane, 22, British backpacker, Auckland, 1 Dec 2018 *Arrest* #2.

    IIRC in NZ it is not necessary to charge manslaughter in the alternative.

    Nov 20, 2019 at 5:10 PM
  7. mrjitty liked Tortoise's post in the thread Found Deceased NEW ZEALAND - Grace Millane, 22, British backpacker, Auckland, 1 Dec 2018 *Arrest* #2.

    'You do not have to plan murder' 10.25pm Auckland Crown Solicitor Brian Dickey has begun his closing address and says he does not have...

    Nov 20, 2019 at 5:07 PM
  8. mrjitty liked Tortoise's post in the thread Found Deceased NEW ZEALAND - Grace Millane, 22, British backpacker, Auckland, 1 Dec 2018 *Arrest* #2.

    No, that's it. The defendant, said Mr McCoubrey, had given no explanation for how Miss Millane died. Grace Millane 'killed during...

    Nov 20, 2019 at 5:02 PM
  9. mrjitty liked CoverMeCagney's post in the thread Found Deceased NEW ZEALAND - Grace Millane, 22, British backpacker, Auckland, 1 Dec 2018 *Arrest* #2.

    Let's just remember that whatever Grace consented to that night he strangled her until she died. That is not a 30 second job, that is 3,...

    Nov 20, 2019 at 5:00 PM
  10. mrjitty liked Elainera's post in the thread Found Deceased NEW ZEALAND - Grace Millane, 22, British backpacker, Auckland, 1 Dec 2018 *Arrest* #2.

    I wonder if the defence then finally will address the central and most important issue and explain clearly how it is an accident (which...

    Nov 20, 2019 at 4:59 PM
  11. mrjitty liked Tortoise's post in the thread Found Deceased NEW ZEALAND - Grace Millane, 22, British backpacker, Auckland, 1 Dec 2018 *Arrest* #2.

    I think that's the reason for all the defence witnesses tbh. He can't be believed. The defence had to get over that hurdle for the jury...

    Nov 20, 2019 at 4:58 PM
  12. mrjitty liked PrimeSuspect's post in the thread Found Deceased NEW ZEALAND - Grace Millane, 22, British backpacker, Auckland, 1 Dec 2018 *Arrest* #2.

    The evidence is intended to help the jury of seven women and five men determine what happened inside the CityLife hotel between the...

    Nov 20, 2019 at 4:58 PM
  13. mrjitty liked CoverMeCagney's post in the thread Found Deceased NEW ZEALAND - Grace Millane, 22, British backpacker, Auckland, 1 Dec 2018 *Arrest* #2.

    Love it when you put your lawyer head on, Jitty!

    Nov 20, 2019 at 4:57 PM
  14. mrjitty replied to the thread Found Deceased NEW ZEALAND - Grace Millane, 22, British backpacker, Auckland, 1 Dec 2018 *Arrest* #2.

    Thank God for NZ law and judges summing up!

    Nov 20, 2019 at 4:55 PM
  15. mrjitty replied to the thread Found Deceased NEW ZEALAND - Grace Millane, 22, British backpacker, Auckland, 1 Dec 2018 *Arrest* #2.

    I've actually seen this game played by the rugby lads in the pub when I was a student. A guy hit his mate rather too hard, and the guy's...

    Nov 20, 2019 at 5:52 AM


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