Criminal law: June 2014

Reporting and analysis of the most recent notable decisions of the NSWSC and NSWCCA. By THOMAS SPOHR.

Extent of duty: how far should you go?

If doing legal work on a pro bono basis, lawyers must provide clients with the same level of knowledge and skill afforded to a paying…

Adequacy of judicial reasons: back to law school

Local Court decisions are appealable to the Supreme Court on the basis of failure to provide adequate reasons. For reasons to be adequate they must…