Marcus Einfeld appealing “excessive” sentence

October 28, 2009 by Henry Benjamin
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Lawyers for disgraced judge Marcus Einfeld have told a Sydney appeal court that their client was suffering from an undiagnosed bipolar condition.The NSW Court of Criminal Appeal have the report made a week ago by a psychiatrist revealing that Einfeld, who was jailed for two

Marcus Einfeld

Marcus Einfeld

years for perverting the course of justice and for perjury, was suffering from the condition at the time of his sentencing. The condition persists.

Einfeld had lied in statements as to who was driving his car when it was ‘booked’ by a speed camera resulting in a $77 fine.

Einfeld is appealing the March sentence on the grounds that it is excessive.

A directions hearing for the appeal will be held on November 5.


One Response to “Marcus Einfeld appealing “excessive” sentence”
  1. Janet Stephens says:

    This man has been practising law for 30 plus years, and not to know right from wrong ? To end up like he has. Of course there is something seriously wrong .

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