"The more serious the threat the more power [the Government] gets."
Parliament is being urged to raise alleged Australian human rights abuses with the United Nations.
But one of his lawyers says he's realistic and not delusional.
Plunket has started a petition calling for a law change, but it won't get Richardson's signature.
The Justice Minister has ruled out revoking it.
"He seemed to think he should be able to say and do as he wished."
David Ostrom says his wife "destroyed him legally".
Brendan Dassey was convicted for the 2005 murder of young photographer Teresa Halbach.
He likely knows exactly what happened, but has stayed quiet so far.
The Bill aims to close the "loopholes" around what's been called a "barbaric practice".
Animal cruelty is now a federal crime.
But the Justice Minister says it can't be banned.
"Parliament is entitled as a question of values, not some sort of legal nicety."
"It's disturbing. It's violent."
"Don't worry though, nothing's going to happen."
The law was key to giving women equality in New Zealand.
Addiction and poverty will now be considered mitigating factors during sentencing.
"I was absolutely shocked that the police would do this to me."
Paul Buchanan says its "clearly directed at people who are more dangerous than" the 'Bumbling Jihadi'.
Corinda Taylor lost her son, now she has to bear the pain of a coronial inquest.
More Law News: Auckland District Court, Auckland High Court, Christchurch District Court, Family Court