If you want an insight into why ACT courts are so slow, and also therefore expensive, have a read of this.
Mr Aranyi killed his mother, he was mentally ill at the time, but it takes the finest legal minds in the ACT 16 months to come to that conclusion.
The Judge’s torturous reasoning for his decision also seems to demonstrate some very poor law-making.
Apparently there is no room in the ACT’s criminal justice system for accepting the patently obvious, and quickly.
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It also seems Mr Aranyi has been sitting in prison since his arrest, and may yet stay in prison for some time.