The myths of Azaria, so many

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  • Published 20131023
  • ISBN: 9781922079992
  • Extent: 264 pp
  • Paperback (234 x 153mm), eBook

A YOUNG TRIAL lawyer will soon come to understand that some stories are likely to be believed while others are not, and the factor which sets them apart is not to do with fact or with falsehood.

Around a time when Lindy Chamberlain was well pregnant with Azaria, the chief ranger at Ayers Rock [sic] National Park, Derek Roff, was warning the Northern Territory Conservation Commission (NTCC) about the increasing aggression of local dingoes, and the danger now to children. ‘Babies and small children may be considered possible prey,’ he wrote in his report. He asked to cull the worst.

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John Bryson

John Bryson is a onetime trial lawyer, now journalist, lecturer and fiction writer.He was chosen in 2000 by a Schools of Journalism Panel as...

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