At Monday's hearing Sarah Pond, chairwoman of the lay panel
members, said the panel found the facts as proved by the criminal proceedings - that Kirby did assault a patient.
Asked yesterday by lay panel
chair Paul Morris whether she should have done something at the time, she said: "I wouldn't challenge a senior member of staff in front of a patient.
While it's obviously a huge amount and involves an important archdiocese, it is by no means the end of the story," said Leon Panetta, a member of the original National Review Board, the lay panel
According to Jan Ejlsted, the Board's Vice-Director, because the lay panel gives advice to parliament, the people involved see themselves as citizens rather than consumers and try to act responsibly rather than in a self-interested way.
The lay panel is not representative of sectors or interests in society, as the round tables in Canada or the ESD working groups in Australia were, but rather are chosen to reflect a broad cross-section of society.
Over the third weekend, the lay panel
gets to hear from a panel of experts representing a variety of perspectives.
The court began hearing evidence last month for a second time after a trial last year was abandoned because one of the lay panel
resigned after fears were voiced that there could be a risk of bias.
on the floor for ease of identifying each part and build the units, carefully following the manufacturers' instructions.
This writer has been witness to many lay panels
testing high quality coffees against medium quality blends.
out on the floor to enable you to see each part, using the packaging to protect the panels from scratches.