Various people, mostly lawyers, have commented about whether or not the Minister of Justice will grant compensation.
I had a chat to Barbara Short this morning. Her maiden name was Neasmith and she probably knew the Bain family better than anyone. She is a retired schoolteacher.
It appears that the conclusion from Judge Ian Binnie as to whether David Bain is innocent on the balance of probabilities has been leaked to the media. If Judge Binnie’s conclusion is that David Bain is innocent then by default this would mean that he has found that David’s father Robin was the killer of four of his family members.
According to Judge Binnie, Robin would now be the person that shot his wife Margaret his two daughters Laniet and Arawa and strangled and shot his 14 year old son Stephen.
Can David Bain prove his innocence and by default declare Robin Bain guilty of 4 counts of murder?
Marcus Lush has had a quick chat with Bill Hodge, a professor of law, and who quite definitely said that he doesn't think that Bain will get compensation. Listen to the interview here.
Michael Read QC secures a favourable incorrect answer in his fight for freedom for David Bain.
Sergeant James Doyle answers questions from Michael Reed QC at Bains trial 2009
Cross-examination continues: Michael Reed
A. That is correct, under Stephen’s fingernails.
I came, I saw, I ended up on TV1 News. It is now fair to say that if our defamation case goes to trial then there will be a fair amount of publicity. While I enjoyed performing to the dozen or so journalists (and Joe Karam!) who were assembled outside the High Court, I would prefer to be performing to a larger number of people and so I am in the throes of organizing a tour of the country, with 4 venues booked s