Kevin Borick

Kevin Borick, QC is a highly regarded criminal-law barrister in South Australia, [ cite web
title=Premise trips over the law – and common sense
publisher=The Adelaide Review
first=Michael
last=Jacobs
date=12 November 2004
url=http://www.adelaidereview.com.au/archives/2004_11_12/issuesandopinion_story3.shtml
accessdate=2008-09-15
] and the president of the Australian Criminal Lawyers Association.

His notable cases include:
*Andre Chad Parenzee, convicted of endangering human life by having unprotected sex while falsely denying to his partners that he was HIV positive, and transmitting the virus. Borick argued against the conviction on the basis that HIV doesn't cause AIDS. The judge found otherwise. [ cite blog
title=Robert Gallo on the Witness Stand; HIV/AIDS Model Wins Aussie Court Battle, but Not the War
publisher=Zenger’s Newsmagazine
first=Mark Gabrish
last=Conlan
date=2007
url=http://zengersmag.blogspot.com/2007_05_01_archive.html
accessdate=2008-09-15
]
*Henry Keogh, convicted of the 1994 murder of his fiancée, who was found dead in a bathtub. Borick argued that she hadn't drowned, but had died from some other, unknown cause. Keogh had bought insurance policies on his victim, forging her signature. Borick argued that lots of people sign their partner's names on insurance policies. [ cite web
title=Channel 7 - Today Tonight (Adelaide); The Case of Henry Keogh
publisher=Networked Knowledge
date=30 July 2002
url=http://netk.net.au/Media/2002-07-30-Keogh.asp
accessdate=2008-09-15
]
*Raymond Frederick Ayles, an Anglican priest convicted of sexually abusing a 14-year-old altar boy. Borick appealed, saying that the priest was "genuinely in love" with the boy, and that that needed to be taken into account. [ cite news
title=Law report
publisher=Adelaide Now
first=Colin
last=James
date=27 November 2006
url=http://www.news.com.au/adelaidenow/story/0,22606,20825766-5006301,00.html
accessdate=2008-09-15
]

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  • Andre Chad Parenzee — (born c. 1971) [aged 36 at the time of the 2007 verdict] is an HIV positive Australian man convicted of three counts of endangering human life by exposing others to the risk of infection through unprotected sex as he claimed to them that he was… …   Wikipedia


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