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Denial of Prisoners’ Votes Medieval Injustice

By   /  December 1, 2018  /  Christine Rose, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  11 Comments

The fundamental right to vote shouldn’t be a political football. Imprisonment shouldn’t be a denial of civil rights as well as of liberty. Convicted criminals should be due court imposed sanctions, but not civil death, otherwise universal rights die too.

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GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – Crown Law chasing me for costs

By   /  November 27, 2018  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  2 Comments

In a letter from Daniel Perkins at the Crown Law Office on 20 November, Mr Perkins informs me Crown Law has spent $5,000 trying to get a security for costs order for $4600 against me in proceedings I have lodged in the High Court against the Dept of Corrections.  CL’s motion was all in aid of stalling my proceedings, I believe .

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GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – Corrections duplicity over Waikeria radio network breakdown exposed

By   /  November 26, 2018  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  Comments Off on GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – Corrections duplicity over Waikeria radio network breakdown exposed

Here is a perfect example of how Corrections Dept deliberately misleads the public .

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GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – Latest Prison Issues

By   /  November 25, 2018  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  1 Comment

A high percentage of my fellow inmates are mentally ill, forcing officers and fellow inmates such as myself into a role for which we are unprepared. They made a mistake when they closed most of the mental hospitals.

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In just 7 words did Andrew Little demolish real prison reform?

By   /  November 11, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  19 Comments

NZ First lets Andrew know when he can bark.

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GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – Thank you all for your messages of support

By   /  November 11, 2018  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  Comments Off on GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – Thank you all for your messages of support

Thanks for all the messages of congratulation – too many for individual replies.

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GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – More rat shit in prison food

By   /  October 29, 2018  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  4 Comments

I’m determined to ensure all prison kitchens are safe for their 10,000 inmate “clients”, but also for the many officers, officials and outside gatherings that are occasionally served food prepared in the kitchens.

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GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – Rat shit in prison food

By   /  October 23, 2018  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  9 Comments

Last week  Daniel’s lunch arrived with rat droppings in it. His request for a replacement was refused and he told me. I advised him to lodge a formal complaint, which he did.

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GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – Latest updates on double bunking legal challenge

By   /  October 19, 2018  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  Comments Off on GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – Latest updates on double bunking legal challenge

Corrections only gave me an hours notice of the AVL High Court callover at 9.30am today where Justice Lang would hear arguments from myself and the Crown on timetabling of disclosures and the Hearing on the “double bunking at Waikeria” case

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GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – Why my latest case is in the public interest and an example of the petty tyranny of Prison staff

By   /  October 14, 2018  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  Comments Off on GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – Why my latest case is in the public interest and an example of the petty tyranny of Prison staff

Justice Anne Hinton was a fearless advocate for womens’ rights in matrimonial property cases during her career as a QC, so I was surprised how hard I had to fight at the Case Management hearing this morning to persuade her my case against Corrections involved Public Interest & I should not have to pay Security […]

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GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – despite legal wins in Court, NZ Corrections continue harassment campaign

By   /  October 7, 2018  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  Comments Off on GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – despite legal wins in Court, NZ Corrections continue harassment campaign

After last Friday’s double wins for me in the Courts , it was perhaps too much to be expected the “system ” ( Corrections ) would leave me be.

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GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – Maximum Security design faults, prison labour, Parole & death threats from prison narks

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  1 Comment

Judge Whata still hasn’t released Harris’ perjury hearing transcripts to the Police so they can conduct an investigation into further perjury allegations against Harris . With the recent death threat letter against me from Harris , it looks as though these delays could be emboldening Harris

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GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – Could the “Taylor” Decision torpedo the “Waka-jumping”Bill?

By   /  October 3, 2018  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  Comments Off on GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – Could the “Taylor” Decision torpedo the “Waka-jumping”Bill?

The Peters-inspired “waka jumping” bill could be a candidate for a Declaration of Inconsistency if enacted. The Attorney General has more than the usual amount of conflict of interest in delivering his NZBOR Review below.

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GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – Corrections Staff walk free

By   /  September 10, 2018  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  3 Comments

The 3 guards get off

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GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – Corrections must be held to account for death

By   /  September 3, 2018  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  2 Comments

Someone in Corrections should be held accountable & punished for the callous system that allowed this young man’s death in custody in May 2017 & the coverup afterward. That’s what would happen outside prison .

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GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – The problem with Simon Bridges

By   /  September 2, 2018  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  4 Comments

Simon Bridge’s previous job was as Criminal Prosecutor, Tauranga. He saw his job as getting as many “bad guys” as possible locked up for as long as possible. But he doesn’t know much about what motivates people to reoffend.

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