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NSW Supreme Court Apr 19
SupCt finds Lung Lieu not guilty of murdering Guo Liu by reason of mental illness, orders that Mr Lieu be detained until he no longer presents a danger to the community, or himself. Sum:
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NSW Supreme Court Apr 19
SupCt refuses to impose an Extended Supervision Order on Edward George Thurston, not satisfied there is an unacceptable risk that Mr Thurston would commit a further serious violence offence. Sum:
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NSW Supreme Court Apr 18
CCA allows Mr Refaieh’s sentence appeal but only to the extent of 1 day due to arithmetic error, dismisses remaining grounds, finds no error in sentencing judge not taking into account time on remand for a separate charge of murder. Sum:
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NSW Supreme Court Apr 18
CCA allows DPP’s appeal from a decision to exclude evidence in Mr Chase’s (a pseudonym) trial before the District Court. The prosecution sought to tender the evidence as tendency or coincidence evidence. Sum:
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NSW Supreme Court Apr 18
SupCt finds right of carriageway is only for the benefit of portions of land initially entitled to its use and not for land later joined in a consolidation. Sum:
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NSW Supreme Court Apr 18
SupCt dismisses application by Mouhammad Tabbaa to set aside jury answers and orders indemnity costs against Pamela Tabbaa re: defamation proceedings. Sum:
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NSW Supreme Court Apr 18
SupCt holds that Mr Hanna has not satisfied onus of establishing it is just and fair to order an extension of time for him to make an application for a Costs Assessment under the Legal Profession Act. Sum:
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NSW Supreme Court Apr 17
SupCt orders adoption of referee reports in relation to long-running rural partnership dispute where allegations of misappropriation were made. Sum:
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NSW Supreme Court Apr 16
CCA dismisses Mr Perkins’ appeal against his sentence for the offence of murder. Mr Perkins’ sentence remains at 20 years and 6 months with a non-parole period of 15 years. Sum:
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NSW Supreme Court Apr 16
CCA allows Mr Brett Little’s appeal against sentence in relation to the offence of detain for advantage. His sentence remains at 7 years 6 months (5 year NPP) but this sentence was backdated by 2 months. Sum:
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NSW Supreme Court Apr 16
CCA dismisses an appeal against conviction brought by Mr Trent Towney in relation to his conviction for murder. Mr Towney remains sentenced to 24 years imprisonment with a NPP of 18 years. Sum:
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NSW Supreme Court Apr 16
CCA allows a Crown appeal on ground of manifest inadequacy against sentences of Mr El Sayah, Mr Idaayen and Mr Mansaray for offence of robbery in company, resentences to imprisonment for 3 years (NPP 1 year 10 mths). Sum:
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NSW Supreme Court Apr 12
CCA dismisses appeal of Alex Ussher-Clarke in relation to his conviction for the offence of recklessly causing grievous bodily harm contrary to the Crimes Act 1900 (NSW), s 35(2). Sum:
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NSW Supreme Court Apr 12
CA allows appeal against a finding that doctors at Liverpool hospital negligently treated an 8 year old boy who had injured his thumb. Sum:
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NSW Supreme Court Apr 11
CA dismisses appeal by members of Obeid family against Mr Lockley and Mr Grainger (members of staff of ICAC) re: tort of misfeasance in public office during execution of search warrant, finds no harm caused by Mr Lockley/Mr Grainger. Sum:
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NSW Supreme Court Apr 11
SupCt orders the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists to reconsider its invalid decision to remove Ms Yvette Lukac from its Fellowship training program. Sum:
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NSW Supreme Court Apr 11
The SupCt has made declarations regarding the liability of concurrently operating insurance contracts in circumstances where both contracts contained effective “excess clauses” that were not voided by s 45 of the Insurance Contracts Act 1984 (Cth) Sum:
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NSW Supreme Court Apr 10
CCA dismisses appeal against sentence of 2yrs 8mos (NPP 1yr 8mos) imposed on John David Book for aggravated break, enter and commit serious indictable offence (stealing) in relation to theft at Kelso Masters Home Improvement in 2016. Sum:
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NSW Supreme Court Apr 5
CCA allows appeal against sentence imposed on Jun Yu Huang of 8 yrs imprisonment with a NPP of 5 yrs for dealing in proceeds of crime, resentences to 6 yrs 3 mos imprisonment with a NPP of 4 yrs 8 mos. Sum:
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NSW Supreme Court Apr 5
SupCt stays proceedings under the Security of Payment Act in light of the mandatory set-off procedure under Corporations Act. Sum:
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