The first jury trial was scheduled to begin on 9 Marchwith the other trials to follow that. After two-and-a-half days of deliberations, the member jury found Farrell guilty on 10 counts and not guilty on seven other charges.
This made a total of charges at this stage.
The Armidale diocese includes two dozen parishes, covering an extensive region around the New England Highway — including towns such as Tamworth in the south of the diocese and MoreeNarrabri and Inverell in the north-west. E25 A3 T
Princeton, N. O55 G Statements tendered to the Newcastle Local Court during the November proceedings alleged that Brother Romuald indecently assaulted students behind his desk after calling them out in front of class or ordering them to stay behind alone after lessons. When the matter came up for mention again for the 13th time in Armidale Local Court on 9 AprilCrown Prosecutor Peter Woods told the court that substantial negotiations had been going on between the Office of Public Prosecutions and the defence lawyers for the past 18 months, and the two sides had reached agreement on some of the charges.
Jones and Peter Coss.
New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press, . Broken Rites possesses a copy of the court transcript. C38