The following table details all Judgments handed down from the Supreme and District Courts over the past 2 months.
See ERD Judgments for judgments handed down by the Environment, Resources and Development Court.

Attachments Title Court Date Digest Heading
KUNNEN (DECEASED) [2019] SASC 53 Supreme Court 17/04/2019

​SUCCESSION - PROBATE AND LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION - GRANTS OF PROBATE AND LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION - LIMITED, SPECIAL AND CONDITIONAL GRANTS OF PROBATE AND ADMINISTRATION - PROBATE OF LOST WILL
SUCCESSION - MAKING OF A WILL - REVOCATION  - METHODS OF REVOCATION - DESTRUCTION OR MUTILATION, OR STRIKING OUT PORTIONS - PRESUMPTION OF DESTRUCTION OF LOST WILL INTENDED TO BE REVOKED - REBUTTAL OF PRESUMPTION
SUCCESSION - MAKING OF A WILL - TESTAMENTARY INSTRUMENTS

R v MEDALIAN [2019] SASCFC 40 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 23/04/2019

​CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL AGAINST SENTENCE - APPEALS BY CROWN
CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL AGAINST SENTENCE - GROUNDS FOR INTERFERENCE  - JUDGE ACTED ON WRONG PRINCIPLE
CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCE - INTERPRETATION OF SENTENCING PROVISIONS
CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCE - SENTENCING ORDERS - NON-CUSTODIAL ORDERS - RECOGNISANCES
CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - OFFENCES AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT - DEFRAUDING THE COMMONWEALTH

THOMAS v ATTORNEY-GENERAL (SA) [2019] SASCFC 21 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 6/03/2019

​CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCE - SENTENCING ORDERS - CUSTODIAL ORDERS - PREVENTIVE DETENTION
CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCE - SENTENCING ORDERS - ORDERS AND DECLARATIONS RELATING TO SERIOUS OR VIOLENT OFFENDERS OR DANGEROUS SEXUAL OFFENDERS - GENERALLY
APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL - GENERAL PRINCIPLES - INTERFERENCE WITH DISCRETION OF COURT BELOW - IN GENERAL - WRONG PRINCIPLE - GENERALLY

WONDIMU v POLICE [2019] SASC 62 Supreme Court 18/04/2019

​CRIMINAL LAW - PROCEDURE - BAIL - CONDITIONS
MAGISTRATES - APPEAL AND REVIEW - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - APPEAL TO SUPREME COURT

R v BELL [2019] SADC 45 District Court 1/03/2019

​PROCEDURE - COURTS AND JUDGES GENERALLY - COURTS - CONCURRENT JURISDICTION OF DIFFERENT COURTS

SCHROEDER v RETURN TO WORK CORPORATION OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA [2019] SASC 61 Supreme Court 17/04/2019

​APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL - PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - OTHER MATTERS
WORKERS' COMPENSATION - ENTITLEMENT TO COMPENSATION - EMPLOYMENT RELATED INJURY, DISABILITY OR DISEASE

R v W, R [2019] SASCFC 33 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 11/04/2019

​CRIMINAL LAW - PROCEDURE - FITNESS TO PLEAD OR BE TRIED

M, B v POLICE [2019] SASC 58 Supreme Court 12/04/2019

​CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - VERDICT UNREASONABLE OR INSUPPORTABLE HAVING REGARD TO EVIDENCE
CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - OFFENCES AGAINST THE PERSON - SEXUAL OFFENCES - INDECENT ASSAULT AND RELATED OFFENCES - CONSENT

R v GEBERT [2019] SASCFC 37 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 12/04/2019

​CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - MISCARRIAGE OF JUSTICE - PARTICULAR CIRCUMSTANCES AMOUNTING TO MISCARRIAGE - MISDIRECTION OR NON-DIRECTION
CRIMINAL LAW - EVIDENCE - MATTERS RELATING TO PROOF - STANDARD OF PROOF - CIRCUMSTANTIAL EVIDENCE - REASONABLE HYPOTHESIS CONSISTENT WITH INNOCENCE - DIRECTIONS TO JURY

R v HUANG [2019] SASCFC 38 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 12/04/2019

​CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - PARTICULAR GROUNDS OF APPEAL - IMPROPER ADMISSION OR REJECTION OF EVIDENCE
CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - MISCARRIAGE OF JUSTICE - PARTICULAR CIRCUMSTANCES AMOUNTING TO MISCARRIAGE - IMPROPER ADMISSION OR REJECTION OF EVIDENCE

ATTORNEY-GENERAL FOR THE STATE OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA v SEVEN NETWORK (OPERATIONS) LTD [2019] SASCFC 36 Supreme Court - Full Court 12/04/2019

​ADMINISTRATIVE LAW - FREEDOM OF INFORMATION - EXEMPT DOCUMENTS - DOCUMENTS SUBJECT TO LEGAL PROFESSIONAL PRIVILEGE

BC v THE PUBLIC ADVOCATE & ORS (No 2) [2019] SASC 54 Supreme Court 9/04/2019

​PROCEDURE - STATE AND TERRITORY COURTS: JURISDICTION, POWERS AND GENERALLY - INHERENT AND GENERAL STATUTORY POWERS - TO STAY OR DISMISS ORDERS OR PROCEEDINGS GENERALLY

BC v THE PUBLIC ADVOCATE & ORS (No 3) [2019] SASC 51 Supreme Court 5/04/2019

​PROCEDURE - COSTS - GENERAL RULE - COSTS FOLLOW THE EVENT - COSTS OF WHOLE ACTION
PROCEDURE - COSTS - DEPARTING FROM THE GENERAL RULE - NATURE OF PROCEEDINGS - PUBLIC DUTY INVOLVED
PROCEDURE - COSTS - DEPARTING FROM THE GENERAL RULE - OTHER CASES - FAILURE IN PORTION OF A CASE

BC v THE PUBLIC ADVOCATE & ORS (NO 4) [2019] SASC 57 Supreme Court 12/04/2019

​ADMINISTRATIVE LAW - ADMINISTRATIVE TRIBUNALS - SOUTH AUSTRALIAN CIVIL AND ADMINISTRATIVE TRIBUNAL
ADMINISTRATIVE LAW - ADMINISTRATIVE TRIBUNALS - STATUTORY APPEALS FROM ADMINISTRATIVE AUTHORITIES TO COURTS
ADMINISTRATIVE LAW - PREROGATIVE WRITS AND ORDERS - HABEAS CORPUS

BELACHO v NURSING AND MIDWIFERY BOARD OF AUSTRALIA [2019] SADC 44 District Court 5/04/2019

​MAGISTRATES - APPEAL AND REVIEW - SOUTH AUSTRALIA

DJUKANOVIC v JARBOUH & ANOR [2019] SADC 43 District Court 5/04/2019

​MAGISTRATES - APPEAL AND REVIEW - SOUTH AUSTRALIA

HANSSEN v COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA & ORS [2019] SASC 60 Supreme Court 12/04/2019

​PROCEDURE - CIVIL PROCEEDINGS IN STATE AND TERRITORY COURTS - MOTIONS, INTERLOCUTORY APPLICATIONS AND OTHER PRE-TRIAL MATTERS

KEUNG v ABBOTT & ANOR [NO 2] [2019] SASCFC 39 Supreme Court - Full Court 12/04/2019

​APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL - PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - POWERS OF COURT - REOPENING APPEAL
APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - PROCEDURE - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - POWERS OF COURT - REOPENING APPEAL

MILLS v RETURN TO WORK CORPORATION OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA [2019] SASC 56 Supreme Court 12/04/2019

​APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL - PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - OTHER MATTERS
WORKERS' COMPENSATION - ENTITLEMENT TO COMPENSATION - EMPLOYMENT RELATED INJURY, DISABILITY OR DISEASE - EMPLOYMENT SUBSTANTIAL OR SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTING FACTOR - OTHER MATTERS

MINICOZZI v STARR & ORS [2019] SASC 55 Supreme Court 9/04/2019

​SUCCESSION - PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES - EXECUTOR DE SON TORT AND INTERMEDDLER

RETURN TO WORK CORPORATION OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA v MITCHELL [2019] SASCFC 34 Supreme Court - Full Court 11/04/2019

​WORKERS' COMPENSATION - ENTITLEMENT TO COMPENSATION - EMPLOYMENT RELATED INJURY, DISABILITY OR DISEASE
WORKERS' COMPENSATION - ASSESSMENT AND AMOUNT OF COMPENSATION

S & AD BASHEER NOMINEES PTY LTD v BOLAND (No 2) [2019] SASCFC 35 Supreme Court - Full Court 11/04/2019

​APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - PROCEDURE - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - POWERS OF COURT
APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - PROCEDURE - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - OTHER MATTERS - CASE STATED AND RESERVATION OF QUESTION OF LAW

MCINTYRE & ANOR v QUALITY ROOFING SERVICES PTY LTD [2019] SASCFC 29 Supreme Court - Full Court 3/04/2019

​APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL - PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - SOUTH AUSTRALIA
CONTRACTS - GENERAL CONTRACTUAL PRINCIPLES - CONSTRUCTION AND INTERPRETATION OF CONTRACTS

R v NIKOLIC [2019] SASCFC 32 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 5/04/2019

​CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - PARTICULAR GROUNDS OF APPEAL - MISDIRECTION AND NON-DIRECTION - PARTICULAR CASES
CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - DRUG OFFENCES - DEALING AND DISTRIBUTION OF DRUGS - TRAFFICKING OR SALE AND SUPPLY

R v AL-SAMAWY [2019] SADC 42 District Court 5/04/2019

​CRIMINAL LAW - PROCEDURE - WARRANTS, ARREST, SEARCH, SEIZURE AND INCIDENTAL POWERS
CRIMINAL LAW - EVIDENCE - JUDICIAL DISCRETION TO ADMIT OR EXCLUDE EVIDENCE

HEYNE v POLICE; HEYNE v POLICE [2019] SASC 52 Supreme Court 4/04/2019

CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL
CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCE - SENTENCING ORDERS - DISCRETION TO RECORD CONVICTION
MAGISTRATES - ORDERS AND CONVICTIONS - CONVICTION - WHAT CONSTITUTES
TRAFFIC LAW - OFFENCES - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - EXCEEDING PRESCRIBED SPEED LIMITS
TRAFFIC LAW - LICENSING OF DRIVERS - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - DISQUALIFICATION, CANCELLATION OR SUSPENSION OF LICENCES - CONVICTIONS OF TRAFFIC OFFENCES RELATING TO OTHER MATTERS - DEMERIT POINTS

MARKS v POLICE; ROACH v POLICE [2019] SASC 50 Supreme Court 4/04/2019

​MAGISTRATES - APPEAL AND REVIEW - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - APPEAL TO SUPREME COURT - PRINCIPLES ON WHICH COURT ACTS - MISCARRIAGE OF JUSTICE
CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - OFFENCES AGAINST THE PERSON - ASSAULT - CIRCUMSTANCES OF AGGRAVATION AND AGGRAVATED ASSAULTS - GENERALLY
CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - OFFENCES AGAINST THE PERSON - ASSAULT - CIRCUMSTANCES OF AGGRAVATION AND AGGRAVATED ASSAULTS - ASSAULT OCCASIONING ACTUAL BODILY HARM
CRIMINAL LAW - GENERAL MATTERS - CRIMINAL LIABILITY AND CAPACITY - DEFENCE MATTERS - SELF-DEFENCE AND OTHER FORMS OF DEFENCE - GENERALLY

STOKES v RAGLESS [2019] SASCFC 31 Supreme Court - Full Court 4/04/2019

​DEFAMATION - ACTIONS FOR DEFAMATION - COSTS - INDEMNITY COSTS
APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL - GENERAL PRINCIPLES - INTERFERENCE WITH DISCRETION OF COURT BELOW - IN GENERAL - WRONG PRINCIPLE - PARTICULAR CASES - DECISION AS TO COSTS
APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL - PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - POWERS OF COURT - FURTHER EVIDENCE

IN THE ESTATE OF THORNTON (DECEASED); AUSTRALIAN UNITY BANK LTD v JT HOLDINGS (SA) PTY LTD [2019] SASC 49 Supreme Court 29/03/2019

​PROCEDURE - CIVIL PROCEEDINGS IN STATE AND TERRITORY COURTS - DETENTION, INSPECTION AND PRESERVATION - RECEIVERS - APPOINTMENT OF RECEIVER
SUCCESSION - PROBATE AND LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION - GRANTS OF PROBATE AND LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION - TO WHOM PROBATE GRANTED - PASSING OVER OF EXECUTOR AND OTHER MATTERS

R v OAKE [2019] SASCFC 30 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 2/04/2019

​CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - PARTICULAR GROUNDS OF APPEAL - CONDUCT OF DEFENCE COUNSEL
CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - MISCARRIAGE OF JUSTICE - GENERALLY
CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - OFFENCES AGAINST THE PERSON - ACTS INTENDED TO CAUSE OR CAUSING DANGER TO LIFE OR BODILY HARM OR SERIOUS INJURY - OTHER OFFENCES INVOLVING GRIEVOUS BODILY HARM OR SERIOUS INJURY

JOHNSON v THE STATE OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA [2019] SADC 35 District Court 27/03/2019

​TORTS - TRESPASS - TRESPASS TO THE PERSON - ACTION FOR DAMAGES

R v GHAMRAWI (NO 1) [2019] SADC 29 District Court 15/03/2019

​CRIMINAL LAW - EVIDENCE - JUDICIAL DISCRETION TO ADMIT OR EXCLUDE EVIDENCE - ILLEGALLY OBTAINED EVIDENCE - PARTICULAR CASES

R v GHAMRAWI (NO 2) [2019] SADC 27 District Court 8/03/2019

​CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - DRUG OFFENCES - TRAFFICKING

R v P, R [2019] SADC 32 District Court 22/03/2019

​CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - OFFENCES AGAINST THE PERSON - SEXUAL OFFENCES - INDECENT ASSAULT AND RELATED OFFENCES

PIAZZA & ANOR v STRATA CORPORATION 10147 INC & ANOR [2019] SADC 38 District Court 1/04/2019

​REAL PROPERTY - STRATA AND RELATED TITLES - GENERAL MATTERS - NATURE OF STRATA TITLE - WHAT CONSTITUTES COMMON PROPERTY

R v GRAHAM AND WEETRA [2019] SADC 41 District Court 1/04/2019

​CRIMINAL LAW - PROCEDURE

GABJET PTY LTD & ANOR v FUNK FRANCHISE PTY LTD & ORS [2019] SADC 37 District Court 26/03/2019

​EQUITY - EQUITABLE REMEDIES - INJUNCTIONS - INTERLOCUTORY INJUNCTIONS - INJUNCTIONS TO PRESERVE STATUS QUO AND PROPERTY PENDING DETERMINATION OF RIGHTS
EQUITY - EQUITABLE REMEDIES - INJUNCTIONS - INTERLOCUTORY INJUNCTIONS - SERIOUS QUESTION TO BE TRIED
EQUITY - EQUITABLE REMEDIES - INJUNCTIONS - INTERLOCUTORY INJUNCTIONS - BALANCE OF CONVENIENCE

MATTHEWS IN HIS CAPACITY AS LIQUIDATOR OF GRAPHPAK AUSTRALIA PTY LTD v DNP AUSTRALIA PTY LTD [2019] SADC 36 District Court 26/03/2019

​MAGISTRATES - APPEAL AND REVIEW - SOUTH AUSTRALIA
CORPORATIONS - WINDING UP - CONDUCT AND INCIDENTS OF WINDING UP - EFFECT OF WINDING UP ON OTHER TRANSACTIONS - PREFERENCES AND VOIDABLE TRANSACTIONS - UNFAIR PREFERENCES

R v TILLEY [2019] SASCFC 28 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 29/03/2019

​CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL AGAINST SENTENCE - GROUNDS FOR INTERFERENCE  - SENTENCE MANIFESTLY EXCESSIVE OR INADEQUATE
CRIMINAL LAW - PROCEDURE - INFORMATION, INDICTMENT OR PRESENTMENT - AMENDMENT

ROSS v ADAMS (AN INSPECTOR OF THE RSPCA) [2019] SASC 48 Supreme Court 29/03/2019

​MAGISTRATES - APPEAL AND REVIEW - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - APPEAL TO SUPREME COURT
ANIMALS - VARIOUS STATUTORY PROVISIONS - DOGS - REGISTRATION, IDENTIFICATION OF OWNERS AND SEIZURE AND DESTRUCTION

BUDIONO v POLICE [2019] SASC 37 Supreme Court 13/03/2019

​CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL AGAINST SENTENCE
CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - DRIVING OFFENCES - SENTENCE

CLONE PTY LTD v PLAYERS PTY LTD & ORS [2019] SASC 47 Supreme Court 21/03/2019

​PROCEDURE - COSTS - TAXATION

KHAN v RETURN TO WORK CORPORATION OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA [2019] SASC 46 Supreme Court 28/03/2019

​APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL - PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - SOUTH AUSTRALIA
WORKERS' COMPENSATION - ENTITLEMENT TO COMPENSATION - EMPLOYMENT RELATED INJURY, DISABILITY OR DISEASE

MORGAN v TURNER REAL ESTATE [2019] SADC 34 District Court 22/03/2019

​LANDLORD AND TENANT - RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES LEGISLATION - OBLIGATIONS, PROHIBITED MATTERS AND PROTECTION FOR LESSEES - RENTAL BONDS OR SECURITY DEPOSITS

PAPAGIORGOS v COMPLETE CREDIT ACQUISITIONS PTY LTD [2019] SASC 44 Supreme Court 28/03/2019

​MAGISTRATES - APPEAL AND REVIEW - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - APPEAL TO SUPREME COURT
PROCEDURE - JUDGMENTS AND ORDERS - AMENDING, VARYING AND SETTING ASIDE

GWENDOLINE KATHERINE WILKINSON (NO. 2) [2019] SASC 45 Supreme Court 27/03/2019

​SUCCESSION - PROBATE AND LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION - GRANTS OF PROBATE AND LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION - TO WHOM PROBATE GRANTED - PASSING OVER OF EXECUTOR AND OTHER MATTERS
SUCCESSION - PROBATE AND LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION - GRANTS OF PROBATE AND LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION - GRANTS OF ADMINISTRATION GENERALLY - PUBLIC TRUSTEES AND CURATORS
PROCEDURE - COSTS - DEPARTING FROM THE GENERAL RULE - OTHER CASES

JONES v POLICE [2019] SASC 36 Supreme Court 13/03/2019

​CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL AGAINST CONVICTION RECORDED ON GUILTY PLEA
CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - DRIVING OFFENCES - DANGEROUS DRIVING

KNIGHT FRANK AUSTRALIA PTY LTD v AUSTRALIAN CENTRAL CREDIT UNION LTD (No 2) [2019] SASC 41 Supreme Court 27/03/2019

​PROCEDURE - COSTS - GENERAL RULE - COSTS FOLLOW THE EVENT
PROCEDURE - CIVIL PROCEEDINGS IN STATE AND TERRITORY COURTS - COSTS - OFFERS OF COMPROMISE, PAYMENTS INTO COURT AND SETTLEMENTS - INFORMAL OFFERS AND CALDERBANK LETTERS

MARIN v THE CHIROPRACTIC BOARD OF AUSTRALIA (No 2) [2019] SADC 31 District Court 22/03/2019

​PROFESSIONS AND TRADES - MEDICAL AND RELATED PROFESSIONS - OTHER FIELDS OF PRACTICE - CHIROPRACTORS
PROCEDURE - COSTS

DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS (SA) v KING [2019] SASC 42 Supreme Court 22/03/2019

​MAGISTRATES - APPEAL AND REVIEW - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - APPEAL TO SUPREME COURT
APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL - PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - WHEN APPEAL LIES - BY LEAVE OF COURT
CRIMINAL LAW - EVIDENCE - JUDICIAL DISCRETION TO ADMIT OR EXCLUDE EVIDENCE
CRIMINAL LAW - PROCEDURE - WARRANTS, ARREST, SEARCH, SEIZURE AND INCIDENTAL POWERS - WARRANTS - SEARCH WARRANTS - GENERALLY, ISSUE AND VALIDITY - VALIDITY

R v REID [2019] SADC 33 District Court 12/03/2019

​CRIMINAL LAW - PROCEDURE - INFORMATION, INDICTMENT OR PRESENTMENT - JOINDER - JOINT OR SEPARATE TRIAL
CRIMINAL LAW - EVIDENCE - JUDICIAL DISCRETION TO ADMIT OR EXCLUDE EVIDENCE - EVIDENCE UNFAIR TO ADMIT OR IMPROPERLY OBTAINED - PARTICULAR CASES

BLUM v CHANDLER [2019] SASC 43 Supreme Court 22/03/2019

​PROCEDURE - COURTS AND JUDGES GENERALLY - COURTS - CONCURRENT JURISDICTION OF DIFFERENT COURTS - CASES OTHER THAN UNDER CROSS-VESTING LEGISLATION

R v CRAFTER [2019] SASCFC 25 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 21/03/2019

​CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - PARTICULAR GROUNDS OF APPEAL - MISDIRECTION AND NON-DIRECTION
CRIMINAL LAW - EVIDENCE - COMPLAINTS
CRIMINAL LAW - EVIDENCE - PROPENSITY, TENDENCY AND CO-INCIDENCE  - DIRECTIONS TO JURY
CRIMINAL LAW - EVIDENCE - PROPENSITY, TENDENCY AND CO-INCIDENCE  - ADMISSIBILITY AND RELEVANCY - PROPENSITY EVIDENCE - EVIDENCE OF UNCHARGED ACTS
CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - PARTICULAR GROUNDS OF APPEAL - IMPROPER ADMISSION OR REJECTION OF EVIDENCE
CRIMINAL LAW - EVIDENCE - COMMENT ON FAILURE TO GIVE EVIDENCE
CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - MISCARRIAGE OF JUSTICE - DISMISSAL OF APPEAL WHERE NO SUBSTANTIAL MISCARRIAGE OF JUSTICE
CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - VERDICT UNREASONABLE OR INSUPPORTABLE HAVING REGARD TO EVIDENCE - APPEAL DISMISSED
CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - OFFENCES AGAINST THE PERSON - SEXUAL OFFENCES - SENTENCE - PARTICULAR CASES - RAPE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT

COMMISSIONER OF HIGHWAYS v PUBLIC TRUSTEE & ANOR [2019] SASC 38 Supreme Court 19/03/2019

​PROCEDURE - CIVIL PROCEEDINGS IN STATE AND TERRITORY COURTS - CASE MANAGEMENT

MATHEW (SA) NOMINEES PTY LTD v BELCONNEN AUTOMOTIVE PTY LTD [2019] SASC 39 District Court 21/03/2019

​PROCEDURE - COSTS - SECURITY FOR COSTS
MAGISTRATES - APPEAL AND REVIEW - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - APPEAL TO SUPREME COURT - PRINCIPLES ON WHICH COURT ACTS - INTERFERENCE WITH DISCRETION

R v HONEYMAN [2019] SASCFC 24 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 21/03/2019

​CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL AGAINST SENTENCE - GROUNDS FOR INTERFERENCE  - SENTENCE MANIFESTLY EXCESSIVE OR INADEQUATE

RESCHKE v TREVOR RESCHKE NOMINEES PTY LTD [2019] SASCFC 27 Supreme Court - Full Court 21/03/2019

​REAL PROPERTY - TORRENS TITLE - CAVEATS AGAINST DEALINGS - EXTENSION
REAL PROPERTY - TORRENS TITLE - CAVEATS AGAINST DEALINGS - REMOVAL
REAL PROPERTY - TORRENS TITLE - GENERAL PRINCIPLES - CONSTRUCTION AND INTERPRETATION OF LEGISLATION

RETURN TO WORK CORPORATION OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA v RENFREY [2019] SASCFC 26 Supreme Court - Full Court 21/03/2019

​WORKERS' COMPENSATION - ENTITLEMENT TO COMPENSATION - PARTICULAR INJURIES, DISEASES AND DISABILITIES - INDUSTRIAL DISEASES - LOSS OF HEARING
WORKERS' COMPENSATION - ENTITLEMENT TO COMPENSATION - EMPLOYMENT RELATED INJURY, DISABILITY OR DISEASE - ARISING OUT OF EMPLOYMENT
WORKERS' COMPENSATION - ENTITLEMENT TO COMPENSATION - EMPLOYMENT RELATED INJURY, DISABILITY OR DISEASE - COMMENCEMENT AND TERMINATION OF EMPLOYMENT - TERMINATION
CONSTITUTIONAL LAW - OPERATION AND EFFECT OF THE COMMONWEALTH CONSTITUTION - INCONSISTENCY OF LAWS (CONSTITUTION, S 109) - PARTICULAR CASES - INDUSTRIAL LAWS

VISCARIELLO v TAMASAUSKAS (NO 2) [2019] SASC 40 Supreme Court 21/03/2019

​COURTS AND JUDGES - JUDGES - DISQUALIFICATION FOR INTEREST OR BIAS - REASONABLE APPREHENSION OF BIAS GENERALLY
PROCEDURE - JUDGMENTS AND ORDERS

R v C, CJ (NO 2) [2019] SADC 21 District Court 30/08/2018

​CRIMINAL LAW - EVIDENCE - MATTERS RELATING TO PROOF - PRIMA FACIE CASE OR CASE TO ANSWER
CRIMINAL LAW - PROCEDURE

LAM v REGISTRAR OF MOTOR VEHICLES [2019] SADC 28 District Court 14/03/2019

​ADMINISTRATIVE LAW - ADMINISTRATIVE TRIBUNALS - STATUTORY APPEALS FROM ADMINISTRATIVE AUTHORITIES TO COURTS

PEREBO PTY LTD v WAYVILLE RESIDENTIAL INVESTMENTS PTY LTD & ORS [2019] SASC 35 Supreme Court 14/03/2019

​REAL PROPERTY - TORRENS TITLE - MORTGAGES, CHARGES AND ENCUMBRANCES - POWERS AND REMEDIES OF MORTGAGEE
MORTGAGES - MORTGAGE CONTRACT

R v STEELE [NO 8] [2019] SASC 34 Supreme Court 12/03/2019

​CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCE - SENTENCING ORDERS - CUSTODIAL ORDERS - MENTAL HEALTH, HOSPITAL SECURITY ORDERS, ETC - REVIEW

R v PEARCE [2019] SASC 33 Supreme Court 12/03/2019

​CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - OFFENCES AGAINST THE PERSON - HOMICIDE - OTHER MATTERS
CRIMINAL LAW - GENERAL MATTERS - CRIMINAL LIABILITY AND CAPACITY - MENS REA

AMACA PTY LTD v WERFEL & ANOR [2019] SASC 29 Supreme Court 6/03/2019

​APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL - PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - WHEN APPEAL LIES - BY LEAVE OF COURT - INTERLOCUTORY ORDERS AND JUDGMENTS
PROCEDURE - CIVIL PROCEEDINGS IN STATE AND TERRITORY COURTS - DISCOVERY AND INTERROGATORIES - DISCOVERY AND INSPECTION OF DOCUMENTS - DISCOVERY OF DOCUMENTS - APPLICATION AND ORDER FOR FURTHER AND BETTER DISCOVERY

ATTORNEY-GENERAL (SA) v MOYLE [NO 2] [2019] SASC 31 Supreme Court 8/03/2019

​CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCE - SENTENCING ORDERS - ORDERS AND DECLARATIONS RELATING TO SERIOUS OR VIOLENT OFFENDERS OR DANGEROUS SEXUAL OFFENDERS - SERIOUS OR VIOLENT OFFENDER
CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCE - POST-CUSTODIAL ORDERS - OTHER TYPES OF POST-CUSTODIAL ORDERS

ATTORNEY-GENERAL (SA) v WILLIAMS [2019] SASC 32 Supreme Court 8/03/2019

​CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCE - POST-CUSTODIAL ORDERS - OTHER TYPES OF POST-CUSTODIAL ORDERS
CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCE - SENTENCING ORDERS - ORDERS AND DECLARATIONS RELATING TO SERIOUS OR VIOLENT OFFENDERS OR DANGEROUS SEXUAL OFFENDERS - SERIOUS OR VIOLENT OFFENDER

GREEN & ANOR v ELLUL & ORS (No 3) [2019] SASCFC 23 Supreme Court - Full Court 8/03/2019

​SUCCESSION - FAMILY PROVISION - PROCEDURE - ORDERS AND OTHER PROCEDURAL MATTERS - COSTS
PROCEDURE - COSTS - DEPARTING FROM THE GENERAL RULE
PROCEDURE - COSTS - INTERLOCUTORY PROCEEDINGS

PHELAN v SOUTH AUSTRALIAN HOUSING TRUST [2019] SASC 30 Supreme Court 7/03/2019

​LANDLORD AND TENANT - TERMINATION OF THE TENANCY - GENERALLY
ADMINISTRATIVE LAW - ADMINISTRATIVE TRIBUNALS - SOUTH AUSTRALIAN CIVIL AND ADMINISTRATIVE TRIBUNAL

R v GILL [2019] SASCFC 22 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 8/03/2019

​CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL AGAINST SENTENCE - GROUNDS FOR INTERFERENCE  - SENTENCE MANIFESTLY EXCESSIVE OR INADEQUATE
CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCE - RELEVANT FACTORS  - TIME SPENT IN CUSTODY
CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCE - SENTENCING ORDERS - CUSTODIAL ORDERS
CRIMINAL LAW - PROCEDURE - BAIL - BEFORE TRIAL

R v SULTANI [2019] SADC 26 District Court 7/03/2019

​CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - OFFENCES AGAINST THE PERSON - SEXUAL OFFENCES - RAPE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT

S, CM v M, SS & ORS [2019] SASCFC 20 Supreme Court - Full Court 4/03/2019

​SUCCESSION - FAMILY PROVISION - ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS - SPOUSE OR PARTNER

THE ESTATE OF BABICH v SOUTH AUSTRALIAN SUPERANNUATON BOARD [2019] SADC 25 District Court 6/03/2019

​SUPERANNUATION - REVIEW OF DECISIONS
SUPERANNUATION - PUBLIC SERVICE FUNDS - PRESERVATION OF SUPERANNUATION RIGHTS UPON CEASING TO BE ELIGIBLE EMPLOYEE

LEGAL PROFESSION CONDUCT COMMISSIONER v A PRACTITIONER [2019] SASC 24 Supreme Court 1/03/2019

​PROFESSIONS AND TRADES - LAWYERS - PRACTISING CERTIFICATES - CANCELLATION AND SUSPENSION
PROFESSIONS AND TRADES - LAWYERS - COMPLAINTS AND DISCIPLINE - DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS - SOUTH AUSTRALIA

THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS v CONDO [2019] SADC 20 District Court 28/02/2019

​CRIMINAL LAW - PROCEDURE - CONFISCATION OF PROCEEDS OF CRIME AND RELATED MATTERS - FORFEITURE OR CONFISCATION
REAL PROPERTY - TORRENS TITLE - BRINGING LAND UNDER THE ACT - WHAT ESTATES AND INTERESTS

R v R, PA [2019] SASCFC 19 Supreme Court - Full Court 27/02/2019

​CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - PARTICULAR GROUNDS OF APPEAL - IMPROPER ADMISSION OR REJECTION OF EVIDENCE
CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - VERDICT UNREASONABLE OR INSUPPORTABLE HAVING REGARD TO EVIDENCE
CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - OFFENCES AGAINST THE PERSON - SEXUAL OFFENCES - INDECENT ASSAULT AND RELATED OFFENCES

STATE OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA v COLLINS [2018] SASCFC 110 Supreme Court - Full Court 22/10/2018

​PUBLIC SERVICE - BOARDS, TRIBUNALS AND APPEALS - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS
EDUCATION - SCHOOLS - GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS - TEACHERS' EMPLOYMENT AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE - DISCIPLINARY MATTERS
STATUTES - ACTS OF PARLIAMENT - INTERPRETATION - GENERAL APPROACHES TO INTERPRETATION - GENERALLY

ZKP GROUP LTD v CONNELL [2019] SASC 27 Supreme Court 28/02/2019

​PROFESSIONS AND TRADES - LAWYERS - SOLICITOR AND CLIENT - RETAINER
STATUTES - ACTS OF PARLIAMENT - INTERPRETATION
EQUITY - GENERAL PRINCIPLES - FIDUCIARY OBLIGATIONS - GENERAL PRINCIPLES

SAADAT v COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA & ORS [2019] SASC 28 Supreme Court 1/03/2019

​PROCEDURE - CIVIL PROCEEDINGS IN STATE AND TERRITORY COURTS - MOTIONS, INTERLOCUTORY APPLICATIONS AND OTHER PRE-TRIAL MATTERS

ATTORNEY-GENERAL FOR THE STATE OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA v COULTER [NO 2] [2019] SASC 25 Supreme Court 28/02/2019

​CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCE - SENTENCING ORDERS - ORDERS AND DECLARATIONS RELATING TO SERIOUS OR VIOLENT OFFENDERS OR DANGEROUS SEXUAL OFFENDERS - GENERALLY
CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCE - POST-CUSTODIAL ORDERS - OTHER TYPES OF POST-CUSTODIAL ORDERS

HOWLEY v GHAN [NO 2] [2019] SASC 22 Supreme Court 28/02/2019

​PROCEDURE - COSTS - GENERAL RULE - COSTS FOLLOW THE EVENT
MAGISTRATES - APPEAL AND REVIEW - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - APPEAL TO SUPREME COURT - COSTS

LAURO v MINTER ELLISON LAWYERS [2019] SASC 23 Supreme Court 28/02/2019

​PROCEDURE - COSTS - GENERAL RULE - COSTS FOLLOW THE EVENT

PUBLIC TRUSTEE (DEAN HUDSON MEMORIAL FUND TRUST) v ATTORNEY-GENERAL (SA) [2019] SASC 20 Supreme Court 28/02/2019

​CHARITIES - ADMINISTRATION AND CONTROL BY COURT - GENERALLY
CHARITIES - CHARITABLE GIFTS AND TRUSTS - IN GENERAL - CONSTRUCTION - ASCERTAINMENT OF OBJECTS - GENERALLY

PUBLIC TRUSTEE (G.D. BUTLER MEDAL TRUST) v ATTORNEY-GENERAL (SA) [2019] SASC 21 Supreme Court 28/02/2019

​CHARITIES - ADMINISTRATION AND CONTROL BY COURT - GENERALLY
CHARITIES - CHARITABLE GIFTS AND TRUSTS - IN GENERAL - CONSTRUCTION - ASCERTAINMENT OF OBJECTS - GENERALLY

ATTORNEY-GENERAL (SA) v KEMBER [2019] SASC 19 Supreme Court 27/02/2019

​CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCE - POST-CUSTODIAL ORDERS - OTHER TYPES OF POST-CUSTODIAL ORDERS
CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCE - SENTENCING ORDERS - ORDERS AND DECLARATIONS RELATING TO SERIOUS OR VIOLENT OFFENDERS OR DANGEROUS SEXUAL OFFENDERS - SERIOUS OR VIOLENT OFFENDER

BENDIGO & ADELAIDE BANK LTD v DEAN & ANOR [2019] SADC 13 District Court 18/02/2019

​REAL PROPERTY - TORRENS TITLE - MORTGAGES, CHARGES AND ENCUMBRANCES
EQUITY - GENERAL PRINCIPLES - PRIORITY AND NOTICE - PRIORITY - POSTPONEMENT OF PRIOR EQUITY

R v C, SP [2019] SADC 23 District Court 21/02/2019

​CRIMINAL LAW - PROCEDURE - ADJOURNMENT, STAY OF PROCEEDINGS OR ORDER RESTRAINING PROCEEDINGS - STAY OF PROCEEDINGS

KHAN v THE DELEGATE OF THE REGISTRAR OF MOTOR VEHICLES (No 2) [2019] SADC 22 District Court 26/02/2019

​PROCEDURE - CIVIL PROCEEDINGS IN STATE AND TERRITORY COURTS - COSTS

R v MOUNTFORD [2019] SASC 16 Supreme Court 26/02/2019

​CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCE - SENTENCING PROCEDURE - SINGLE SENTENCE FOR MULTIPLE OFFENCES
CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCE - SENTENCING ORDERS - ORDERS AND DECLARATIONS RELATING TO SERIOUS OR VIOLENT OFFENDERS OR DANGEROUS SEXUAL OFFENDERS - GENERALLY

R v OMAR [2019] SASC 26 Supreme Court 22/02/2019

​CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - OFFENCES AGAINST THE PERSON - SEXUAL OFFENCES - SENTENCE - PARTICULAR CASES - INDECENT ASSAULT AND RELATED OFFENCES
CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCE - SENTENCING ORDERS - ORDERS AND DECLARATIONS RELATING TO SERIOUS OR VIOLENT OFFENDERS OR DANGEROUS SEXUAL OFFENDERS - DANGEROUS SEXUAL OFFENDER - GENERALLY

R v W, CT [2019] SASCFC 18 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 26/02/2019

​CRIMINAL LAW - EVIDENCE - HEARSAY - PARTICULAR MATTERS - DOCUMENTARY EVIDENCE
CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - MISCARRIAGE OF JUSTICE - PARTICULAR CIRCUMSTANCES AMOUNTING TO MISCARRIAGE - MISDIRECTION OR NON-DIRECTION
CRIMINAL LAW - EVIDENCE - COMPLAINTS - GENERALLY