David Bain's case against Justice Minister Judith Collin's
handling of his bid for compensation will be back in court
The retired Canadian judge appointed to assess David Bain's
compensation claim, noted the Justice Minister had ''strong
views on this case'', released emails reveal.
The Cabinet has delayed its decision on what to do next in
the David Bain compensation claim at his request, Justice
Minister Judith Collins said today.
David Bain is anguished by the prospect of returning to court
to pursue a High Court claim against Justice Minister Judith
Collins, his long-term advocate Joe Karam says.
The Government will "most probably" commission another report
on David Bain's application for compensation, Prime Minister
John Key said yesterday.
Today's Cabinet meeting discussed developments in the David
Bain compensation application but no decisions were taken,
Justice Minister Judith Collins says.
A memorial service was held yesterday for a key supporter of
Most Kiwis support paying compensation to David Bain,
according to a Herald-DigiPoll summer survey being released
David Bain believes he might have become an international
opera star on a par with Jonathan Lemalu.
Regardless of how David Bain's claim for compensation has
been handled, Cabinet's decision will be ''the end of the
road'' in respect of the Bain murder case, a Dunedin law
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