- The background to the case as reported in The Age: http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/ministers-to-be-hauled-before-supreme-court-after-criticising-terror-sentencing-20170614-gwr6t0.html …
- — Jeremy Gans (@jeremy_gans)Fri, Jun 16 2017 01:29:05@JarrydBartle They are claiming our phones will short out the Court's electronics even in silent. We're in a pre-2016 airplane!
- — Jeremy Gans (@jeremy_gans)Fri, Jun 16 2017 01:33:19Warren explains purpose of hearing. Appeal was conducted in standard way that thousands are. Then Oz published article....
- — Jeremy Gans (@jeremy_gans)Fri, Jun 16 2017 01:36:34Parties on both sides should comprehend that the Court had not been affected by the statements at all. Parties should be confident.
- — Jeremy Gans (@jeremy_gans)Fri, Jun 16 2017 01:40:29Reassure court that respect courts and never intended to influence. Intention to participate in public debate as Ministers.
- — Jeremy Gans (@jeremy_gans)Fri, Jun 16 2017 01:42:39Responded to ABC comments in context of recent terrorism attacks. Wanted to express support for NSW approach to terrorism.
- — Jeremy Gans (@jeremy_gans)Fri, Jun 16 2017 01:44:05In retrospect we regret (!) using language that gave a different impression on our intents. Our point was intended to be more general.
Ministerial Contempt of Court Hearing
Three Commonwealth Ministers were called to appear before the Supreme Court of Victoria following public comments concerning a trial while the court's judgment was reserved. Melbourne Law School lecturer, Jeremy Gans, live-tweeted the hearing.
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