Case Notes

The College has prepared several case notes which summarise and analyse significant legal decisions:

Applications to amend pleadings - Aon Risk Services Australia v ANU (2009) 258 ALR 14; (2009) 83 ALJR 951; [2009] HCA 27; 5 August 2009

Cross-examining children - Roger Ward (A Pseudonym) v The Queen [2017] VSCA 37

Adapting directions under the Jury Directions Act 2015 - Maher v The Queen [2017] VSCA 381 and Dunn & Watts v The Queen [2017] VSCA 371

Aggregation of injuries in Serious Injury matters - Lexa v TAC [2019] VSCA 123

Implied exclusion of judicial review - Probuild Consructions (Aust) Pty Ltd v Shade Systems Pty Ltd [2018] HCA 4

Tendency evidence - Hughes v The Queen [2017] HCA 20  

Tendency evidence in sexual assault cases - R v Bauer [2018] HCA 40

Relevance of current sentencing practices - Director of Public Prosecutions v Dalgliesh (a pseudonym) [2017] HCA 41

Admissibility of accoutrements of drug trafficking - R v Falzon [2018] HCA 29

Sentencing and the Koori Court - Honeysett v The Queen [2018] VSCA 214

Supreme Court decision emphasises importance of Koori Court - Cemino v Cannan [2018] VSC 535








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