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Cardinal Pell’s lawyers urge high court to accept appeal

October 16, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: Lawyers for Cardinal George Pell have renewed their bid to have the cardinal’s sex-abuse conviction reviewed by Australia’s highest court. Answering a motion from prosecutors, who had opposed the appeal, the cardinal’s legal team insisted that an appeals court had made a legal error by acting as if the cardinal was required to prove his innocence, rather than forcing prosecutors to prove his guilt.

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