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Justice is blind in the case of Christian Porter. And so it should be – Sydney Morning Herald

An individual case shouldn’t be used as a lightning rod for decades of injustice.



There is a reason the statue of justice is blindfolded. It is to reflect that she will not be influenced by power, popularity or public opinion. It symbolises that everyone is supposed to be equal in the eyes of the law, including the chief law officer in the land, the Federal Attorney-General.
Christian Porter has been the subject of a NSW police investigation that in 1988, then aged 17 he raped a 16-year-old friend. He denies the allegation. Last year she came forward to make a complaint to police…

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