Timing of High Court’s citizenship decision shows it couldn’t give a rats about the politics

Timing of High Court’s citizenship decision shows it couldn’t give a rats about the politics

Posted May 11, 2018 15:51:46 Just days after the federal budget, and it has all but been lost in the malaise of another development in the dual citizenship fiasco. So was it delicious or malicious timing from the High Court to screw over the Government’s post-budget sales pitch? Its judgment …

Court’s niqab ban led to miscarriage of justice, Sydney hearing told | Australia news

A Sydney Muslim woman suffered a miscarriage of justice at her terrorism raid lawsuit because she was not allowed to give evidence with her face covered, an appeal court has been told. The “deeply held religious beliefs” of Moutia Elzahed meant that she did not give “crucial” evidence about her …

Victorian courts’ ‘unrelenting’ caseload contributed to magistrate Stephen Myall’s death, widow says

Victorian courts’ ‘unrelenting’ caseload contributed to magistrate Stephen Myall’s death, widow says

Posted April 12, 2018 12:44:14 Photo: Work pressures contributed to magistrate Stephen Myall’s death, his wife Joanne Duncan believes. (Supplied) The widow of a Melbourne magistrate who took his own life last month believes a crippling caseload contributed to the death of her husband, who often heard up to 90 …

Road toll debt clogging courts with some drivers facing fines of up to $200k – RN

Road toll debt clogging courts with some drivers facing fines of up to $200k – RN

Updated March 20, 2018 06:37:02 Are you good at opening your mail, going through your bills and paying them on time? What about paying for toll roads? In Queensland and Victoria toll matters are clogging the court system, and motorists have been left with toll fine debts as large as …