- Di Fingleton -

Here is a selection of my publications. Click on the title to view the whole text, or chose a category on the left.

    Mulrunji Doomadgee's death has exposed deep institutional flaws when it comes to Aboriginal affairs QUEENSLAND has finally done the right thing regarding the death in custody of Palm Island man Mulrunji Doomadgee after exhausting its options for... read more
  • Career dogged by controversy
    THE career of Queensland's most senior prosecutor, Leanne Clare, has been littered with controversy and accusations that she is not up to the job of Director of Public Prosecutions. The Beattie Government thinks differently, having just last month... read more
  • Fingleton gets payout and a new job
    FORMER Queensland chief magistrate Di Fingleton -- jailed for six months in 2003 after being wrongly prosecuted on a charge of threatening a subordinate -- will receive $475,000 in compensation from the Queensland Government and be re-appointed to the... read more
  • Bench ganged up on me: Fingleton
    Fingleton last night accused Queensland's magistrates of ganging up on her when she was chief magistrate, as Premier Peter Beattie stood firm in his refusal to return her to the top post or pay compensation. Ms Fingleton lost her job in 2003 after she... read more
  • Fingleton refuses job offer on bench
    QUEENSLAND'S former chief magistrate who was wrongly jailed for six months has turned down an offer from Premier Peter Beattie to return to the magistracy -- but not to the top job. Mr Beattie acknowledged yesterday that Di Fingleton had been ``to hell... read more
  • Magistrate learns the rough end of justice
    THE jury foreman's reply of ``guilty'' was like a whiplash across her face, but the full realisation of her hopeless predicament was to strike Di Fingleton through the personal indignity and degradation that followed. During her eight years on the... read more
  • Judge angers Fingleton team
    QUEENSLAND'S Chief Justice, four senior judges, the Director of Public Prosecutions, the Solicitor-General, several defence barristers and the Beattie Government have all been criticised in the wake of the High Court's exoneration of former chief... read more
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