NSW Courts Articles

Prosecution Must Serve All Relevant Evidence on Defence

By Ugur Nedim and Zeb Holmes The Supreme Court of New South Wales has compelled the Commissioner of Police to serve the criminal histories of prosecution witnesses, despite objections by police. The judgment serves as a reminder that the prosecution is legally required to serve all relevant materials upon the defence. Facts of the case… Read more »

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Family Court Fails Vulnerable Children

A review of the Family Law system has been scathing in its criticism of court orders, finding that the Family Court is systematically failing children it’s supposed to be protecting. When James* was just six years old, the Family Court of Australia ordered that he live with his abusive father, a man who’s documented file… Read more »

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The Egging of Scott Morrison: A Case of Common Assault

By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim Yarrawonga woman Amber Holt was driving to work on 7 May, when she heard over the car radio that prime minister Scott Morrison was attending the Country Women Association’s state conference at the Albury Entertainment Centre. The 24-year-old Cotton On employee pulled her car over at a Coles supermarket…. Read more »

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The Law on Drug Possession in NSW

By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim At around 1.30 am on 27 March, NSW police spotted two people acting suspiciously in a Holden Colorado in an industrial area in North Wyong. And the officers proceeded to follow the vehicle into the driveway of an empty petrol station on the Pacific Highway. A man in the… Read more »

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