Episode 25: Preparing to March

Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson discuss preparations for the rally to be held in Rockhampton for Kevin and Lynda on May 1st. You’ll hear behind the scenes as the banners are painted and the son of a legendary Aboriginal activist talk about why he’s now involved. Finally they deliver an update on legal proceedings and deliver a call to action.

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This weeks episode was made possible with the support of Uri Auerbach & Jacqui Newberry

They pledged support and you can too at https://www.patreon.com/CurtainPodcast

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Episode 24: A Total System Failure

Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson hear from the founder of the Innocence Project and world famous lawyer Barry Scheck. They detail three enormous failures in the trial of Kevin Henry that could have led to his wrongful conviction. Finally they use Mr Scheck’s checklist that helps determine if a wrongful conviction is possible, the results are clear!

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This weeks episode was made possible with the support of Uri Auerbach & Jacqui Newberry

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Episode 23: Beyond a Reasonable Doubt

Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson begin the show with some good news for Indigenous Justice from WA. But the focus this week is on placing you the listener in the jury box. They go over the judges final summation and instructions to the jury. Confusion is aplenty before the verdicts are finally reached and you can decide whether you would find Kevin Henry innocent or guilty!

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Episode 22: Lost in Language

Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson bring news of Kevin’s latest parole hearing from Rockhampton as the Fitzroy river swells in the big flood. They then focus in on a critical area of the trial of Kevin Henry and one that impacts all Aboriginal people in the justice system. Gratuitous Concurrence or the Yes Syndrome and the way language can lead to injustice.

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Episode 21: Examining the Examiners, Rockhampton’s Police

Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson look back at the flawed investigation carried out by police at the time of Lynda’s death. Using a set of steps developed by a homicide detective with over 25 years experience, they examine whether the police involved in this case followed these steps. In the end it allows them to grade the investigation and the results for Queensland police, are not good!

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Episode 20: A Connection to the Outside World

Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson continue a series of interviews with those people who know Kevin “Curtain” Henry best. This week Amy sits down with three Aboriginal women who have played a vital role in the life of Kevin Henry, including his biggest supporter. To understand the level of injustice in imprisoning an innocent man for 25 years you must first understand his humanity, this week that lesson continues.

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Episode 19: Knowing Kevin Henry

Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson begin a series of interviews with those people who know Kevin “Curtain” Henry best. From his family and friends, to those who have supported him for years and the old people of the community. To the men who have spent time in prison with Kevin, they share their insights and stories of the man that is known as Curtain. And some shocking revelations are revealed.

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Episode 18: The Story So Far

Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson recap the podcast series so far for new listeners and give a brief run down of the events that took place 25 years ago. They then discuss the big day in the media, with Curtain covered online, in newspapers, radio and TV. The result? A new witness has come forward and plans are in place to apply for an official pardon.

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Episode 16: The Eye Witness

Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson have spent over a year investigating the case of Kevin “Curtain” Henry. From early on Martin knew that somewhere out there was buried a smoking gun. A piece of evidence in the form of an eye witness statement that would finally reveal what happened that awful night. In Episode 16 of Curtain The Podcast, it’s here!

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