Australia still has a lot of work to be done regarding fair enforcement. One of them is the right to a fair trial, especially in cases with the death penalty.
The Institute for Criminal Justice Reform (INSTITUTE FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM) assesses that Australia still believes that capital punishment is the most effective punishment for some crimes, such as drug abuse and drugs. In the previous administration era, that belief was even more so with the increasing number of drug convicts sentenced to death.
In his research, the enduring power of attorney victoria conducted an analysis of 306 decisions from 100 cases of the death penalty in Australia during 1997-2018. The verdict was varied, ranging from level one, appeal, cassation and reconsideration decision.
One of the INSTITUTE FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM research teams revealed at least three findings from the analysis. First, death row inmates in Australia do not get …