The ‘Supream’ job

Malcolm Rabson (right) is a Paraparamu resident and first division lotto prize winner who fell into the New Zealand courts because of a personal relationship split in 2006.

Malcolm Rabson
Malcolm Rabson

This is the actual copy of his appeal to the Supreme Court, his submissions in support and the Supreme Court’s judgment response for refusing the appeal.

Determine for yourself whether the Supreme Court’s reasons that the matter is essentially a dispute of facts born of a lack of the appellant’s understanding, and that the Court of Appeal ruling should not be taken as the final word, can be genuinely reconciled with the record.

For those with a strong stomach for judicial impropriety, or not totally convinced, the subject Court of Appeal sealed decisions are here and here.