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Child or Adult on Day Before Birthday?

Child or Adult on Day Before Birthday?

PM v Childrens Court of the Australian Capital Territory & Ors [2018] ACTSC 258 OVERVIEW The law distinguishes between children and adults. That said, it is interesting to compare reasons for decision in a criminal case with a civil case, say in wills and estate...
Bail and its Conditions

Bail and its Conditions

El Sayed, Bassem 2017 VSC 563 OVERVIEW Bail as a concept in law, means an accused is granted release from custody from officers of the law (the police) and into the custody of a person that is normally known to the accused. The accused make an undertaking that he/she...

Self-Incrimination Protection | Coronial Inquest

Wright v The State Coroner [2016] QSC 305 FACTS In November of 1982, Anthony John Jones disappeared whilst travelling from Townsville to Mt Isa. His remains were never found. More than 30 years later a further coronial inquest commenced. Among those called to give...

Psychiatric injury from bullying

Keegan v Sussan Corporation (Aust.) Pty Ltd [2014] QSC 064 The Supreme Court of Queensland was required to consider whether or not a psychiatric injury as a result of bullying and harassment by the plaintiff’s supervisor in the workplace was a reasonably foreseeable...