Clarification: The following editorial on the Far North crash which led to charges against Reiss Berger was intended to highlight the benefit of a defence team capable of mounting its own investigation into police charges to the extent those charges failed in court. It was not intended to suggest Mr Berger's ability to engage such a defence team created an untoward benefit.

COMMENT:

The case of American tourist Reiss Berger after a fatal crash shows how some people are less likely to face the rigours of our judicial process than others.

Reiss Berger, 22, was facing charges for

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