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'Child One' behind bars: Who could, should have helped?

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The overwhelming majority of comments from Alice Springs News Online readers support the actions of Judge Greg Borchers (pictured) while government authorities are either silent or passing the buck. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

PLEASE NOTE: Highly distressing material is contained in a break-out piece published on a separate page.

 

Judge Borchers' position should be assessed: CAALAS

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Justice must always present a fair and compassionate face, even more so as the deep flaws in the judicial approach to young offenders in the NT are under such intense scrutiny, writes Eileen Van lersel (pictured), CEO of Central Australian Aboriginal Legal Aid.

 

13 year old denied bail after rampage

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Judge to offender: "You're not going back into the community. The community can't afford you. It's quite clear that you and your family are not going to pick up the damages for what you've caused. And, presumably, and I infer this, you've got no understanding of that ... you don't know where money comes from other than the government gives it out." ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: Restaurant broken into.

EDITOR'S NOTE, 12:50pm June 21.

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