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
B, JL v POLICE [2017] SASC 9 Supreme Court - Magistrates Appeals 10/02/2017


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

CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCE - RELEVANT FACTORS  - NATURE AND CIRCUMSTANCES OF OFFENDER - AGE OF OFFENDER - YOUNG OFFENDER

CARUSO v RAVENSWOOD P/L [2017] SASC 15 Supreme Court 17/02/2017

​MORTGAGES - MORTGAGEE'S REMEDIES - POSSESSION - GENERALLY

CLARKE v POLICE [2017] SASC 19 Supreme Court - Magistrates Appeals 15/02/2017


MAGISTRATES - APPEAL AND REVIEW - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - APPEAL TO SUPREME COURT

LEITCH (DECEASED) [2017] SASC 14 Supreme Court 14/02/2017


​SUCCESSION - PROBATE AND LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION - PROCEDURE - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - OTHER MATTERS

SUCCESSION - PROBATE AND LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION - GRANTS OF PROBATE AND LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION - GRANTS OF ADMINISTRATION GENERALLY - TRUSTEE COMPANIES

LITTLE v POLICE [2017] SASCFC 8 Supreme Court - Full Court 16/02/2017


MAGISTRATES - APPEAL AND REVIEW - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - APPEAL TO SUPREME COURT

CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - DRIVING OFFENCES - CULPABLE OR DANGEROUS DRIVING CAUSING DEATH OR BODILY HARM

R v MELBOURNE [2017] SASCFC 11 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 17/02/2017


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

CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - PROPERTY OFFENCES - ROBBERY - AGGRAVATION

R v ZHANG [2017] SASCFC 5 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 16/02/2017


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

CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - PROPERTY OFFENCES - OTHER FRAUDS AND IMPOSITIONS - FRAUD - DEFRAUDING THE COMMONWEALTH - SENTENCE

 

MCGEE v POLICE [2017] SASC 13 Supreme Court - Magistrates Appeals 14/02/2017

​MAGISTRATES - APPEAL AND REVIEW - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - APPEAL TO SUPREME COURT

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

CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - INTERFERENCE WITH DISCRETION OR FINDING OF JUDGE

CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - OFFENCES AGAINST THE PERSON - MISCELLANEOUS OFFENCES

ROCHE v ROCHE & ANOR [2017] SASC 8 Supreme Court 8/02/2017


SUCCESSION - MAKING OF A WILL - TESTAMENTARY CAPACITY

SUCCESSION - MAKING OF A WILL - TESTAMENTARY CAPACITY - SOUNDNESS OF MIND, MEMORY AND UNDERSTANDING - FORMS OF UNSOUNDNESS OF MIND

SUCCESSION - MAKING OF A WILL - TESTAMENTARY CAPACITY - SOUNDNESS OF MIND, MEMORY AND UNDERSTANDING - EVIDENCE - GENERALLY

R v PEAKE [2017] SASC 10 Supreme Court 8/02/2017


CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - OFFENCES AGAINST THE PERSON - HOMICIDE - MANSLAUGHTER - CRIMINAL NEGLIGENCE - GENERALLY

CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - OFFENCES AGAINST THE PERSON - HOMICIDE - MANSLAUGHTER - OTHER ACTS OR OMISSIONS RESULTING IN DEATH

CRIMINAL LAW - GENERAL MATTERS - CRIMINAL LIABILITY AND CAPACITY - DEFENCE MATTERS - INSANITY AND MENTAL IMPAIRMENT

MAXCON CONSTRUCTIONS PTY LTD v VADASZ (NO 2) [2017] SASCFC 2 Supreme Court - Full Court 8/02/2017

​CONTRACTS - BUILDING, ENGINEERING AND RELATED CONTRACTS - REMUNERATION - STATUTORY REGULATION OF ENTITLEMENT TO AND RECOVERY OF PROGRESS PAYMENTS - ADJUDICATION OF PAYMENT CLAIMS

CONTRACTS - GENERAL CONTRACTUAL PRINCIPLES - ILLEGAL AND VOID CONTRACTS - CONTRACTS ILLEGAL BY STATUTE

CONTRACTS - GENERAL CONTRACTUAL PRINCIPLES - ILLEGAL AND VOID CONTRACTS - EFFECT OF ILLEGALITY OR INVALIDITY - SEVERANCE

BANKRUPTCY - OFFENCES - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - FAILURE TO DISCLOSE

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW - JUDICIAL REVIEW - PRIVATIVE CLAUSES - CERTIORARI

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW - PREROGATIVE WRITS AND ORDERS - CERTIORARI - GROUNDS FOR CERTIORARI TO QUASH - ERROR OF LAW ON THE FACE OF THE RECORD

R v FARRER [2017] SASCFC 3 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 10/02/2017


CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - INTERFERENCE WITH DISCRETION OR FINDING OF JUDGE

CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - VERDICT UNREASONABLE OR INSUPPORTABLE HAVING REGARD TO EVIDENCE - APPEAL DISMISSED

CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - DRIVING OFFENCES - CULPABLE OR DANGEROUS DRIVING CAUSING DEATH OR BODILY HARM - GENERALLY

R v HOARE [2017] SASC 7 Supreme Court 3/02/2017


CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCE - SENTENCING ORDERS - ORDERS AND DECLARATIONS RELATING TO SERIOUS OR VIOLENT OFFENDERS OR DANGEROUS SEXUAL OFFENDERS - DANGEROUS SEXUAL OFFENDER - GENERALLY

CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCE - POST-CUSTODIAL ORDERS - OTHER TYPES OF POST-CUSTODIAL ORDERS

R v K [2017] SASC 6 Supreme Court 3/02/2017


CRIMINAL LAW - PROCEDURE - BAIL - REVOCATION, VARIATION, REVIEW AND APPEAL

R v YAU [2017] SASCFC 4 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 10/02/2017

​CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - PROCEDURE - MISCELLANEOUS MATTERS - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - CASE STATED AND RESERVATION OF QUESTION OF LAW

CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - DRUG OFFENCES - IMPORT-EXPORT OFFENCES

EVIDENCE - ADDUCING EVIDENCE - COURSE OF EVIDENCE - EVIDENCE BEFORE TRIAL - LETTER OF REQUEST - REQUESTS BY FOREIGN STATES OR COURTS

CRIMINAL LAW - EVIDENCE - JUDICIAL DISCRETION TO ADMIT OR EXCLUDE EVIDENCE

WHITES HILL (SA) PTY LTD v ALL COMMODITIES PTY LTD (No 2) [2017] SADC 9 District Court 3/02/2017


ADMINISTRATIVE LAW - JUDICIAL REVIEW

ALAN HICKINBOTHAM PTY LTD v THE AUSTRALIAN KIDNEY FOUNDATION [2017] SASC 4 Supreme Court 3/02/2017

EVIDENCE - FACTS EXCLUDED FROM PROOF - ON GROUNDS OF PRIVILEGE - PROFESSIONAL CONFIDENCE - LEGAL PROFESSION - DOCUMENTS
PROCEDURE - SUPREME COURT PROCEDURE - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - PROCEDURE UNDER RULES OF COURT - PLEADINGS - GENERALLY

 

OZ NORTH FOOD & LIQUOR WHOLESALERS (NT) P/L v GRAY [2017] SASCFC 1 Supreme Court - Full Court 18/01/2017


​BANKRUPTCY - ADMINISTRATION OF PROPERTY - PROOF OF DEBTS - WHAT DEBTS PROVABLE - DAMAGES AND CONTINGENT LIABILITIES - CONTINGENT LIABILITIES

STATUTES - ACTS OF PARLIAMENT - INTERPRETATION - GENERAL APPROACHES TO INTERPRETATION - PURPOSIVE APPROACH - GENERAL PRINCIPLES

R v S, SG [2017] SADC 8 District Court 2/02/2017


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

EMAPTA GROUP v WOODVILLE DIAGNOSTICS AND IMAGING (No 2) [2017] SADC 10 District Court 3/02/2017

PROCEDURE - COSTS - DEPARTING FROM THE GENERAL RULE - ORDER FOR COSTS ON INDEMNITY BASIS

 

GRAY v OZ NORTH FOOD & LIQUOR WHOLESALERS (NT) P/L [2016] SASC 165 Supreme Court - Magistrates Appeals 2/11/2016

BANKRUPTCY - ADMINISTRATION OF PROPERTY - PROOF OF DEBTS - WHAT DEBTS PROVABLE - DAMAGES AND CONTINGENT LIABILITIES - CONTINGENT LIABILITIES
STATUTES - ACTS OF PARLIAMENT - INTERPRETATION - GENERAL APPROACHES TO INTERPRETATION - PURPOSIVE APPROACH - GENERAL PRINCIPLES

 

R v B, J [2017] SADC 7 District Court 25/01/2017

CRIMINAL LAW - PROCEDURE - TRIAL HAD BEFORE JUDGE WITHOUT JURY

 

R v FOX [2017] SASC 5 Supreme Court 3/02/2017


CRIMINAL LAW - PROCEDURE - BAIL - REVOCATION, VARIATION, REVIEW AND APPEAL

STRAZDINS v ANZ BANKING GROUP LTD [2017] SASC 3 Supreme Court 25/01/2017

PROCEDURE - CIVIL PROCEEDINGS IN STATE AND TERRITORY COURTS - SECURITY FOR COSTS - APPEAL OR REVIEW
PROCEDURE - CIVIL PROCEEDINGS IN STATE AND TERRITORY COURTS - SECURITY FOR COSTS - PLAINTIFF OR APPLICANT - LEGALLY ASSISTED PARTY OR WHERE LITIGATION OTHERWISE FUNDED
PROCEDURE - CIVIL PROCEEDINGS IN STATE AND TERRITORY COURTS - SECURITY FOR COSTS - FACTORS RELEVANT TO EXERCISE OF DISCRETION - PLANTIFF'S OR APPLICANT'S IMPECUNIOSITY

 

R v M, LRP [2017] SADC 6 District Court 19/01/2017


CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - OFFENCES AGAINST THE PERSON - SEXUAL OFFENCES - MAINTAINING UNLAWFUL RELATIONSHIP WITH CHILD

CUE SPORTS S.A. INC v SIDERIS INVESTMENTS PTY LTD [2017] SADC 4 District Court 20/01/2017


PROCEDURE - CIVIL PROCEEDINGS IN STATE AND TERRITORY COURTS - SECURITY FOR COSTS - APPEAL OR REVIEW

SIEGFRIED PETER THIEL AND CELIA MARY THIEL (DECEASED) [2017] SASC 1 Supreme Court 25/01/2017


SUCCESSION - ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATE - DISTRIBUTION - MATTERS RELATING TO BENEFICIARIES - PRESUMPTION OF DEATH AND SURVIVORSHIP

SUCCESSION - CONSTRUCTION AND EFFECT OF TESTAMENTARY DISPOSITIONS - WHAT INTEREST PASSES - JOINT TENANCY AND TENANCY IN COMMON - JOINT TENANCY

RAGGIO & ANOR v HORLOCK (No 2) [2017] SADC 5 District Court 23/01/2017


PROCEDURE - COSTS

DAVID WAYNE BROWN (DECEASED) BETWEEN YIWEN QIN AND JULIE SPEAR AS GUARDIAN FOR THALIA JADE SPEAR [2016] SASC 199 Supreme Court 22/12/2016


​SUCCESSION - CONSTRUCTION AND EFFECT OF TESTAMENTARY DISPOSITIONS - CONSTRUCTION GENERALLY - ASCERTAINMENT OF TESTATOR'S INTENTION - GENERALLY

SUCCESSION - MAKING OF A WILL - TESTAMENTARY CAPACITY - SOUNDNESS OF MIND, MEMORY AND UNDERSTANDING - GENERALLY

SUCCESSION - PROBATE AND LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION - GRANTS OF PROBATE AND LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION

R v KIMMINS [2016] SASC 176 Supreme Court 18/11/2016


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 - OTHER MATTERS

R v KOOYMAN [2016] SASC 200 Supreme Court 22/12/2016


CRIMINAL LAW - PROCEDURE - BAIL - REVOCATION, VARIATION, REVIEW AND APPEAL

CRIMINAL LAW - PROCEDURE - BAIL - AFTER CONVICTION - SPECIAL OR EXCEPTIONAL CIRCUMSTANCES - GENERALLY

LYONS v LEGALESE PTY LTD & ORS (No 2) [2017] SASC 2 Supreme Court 13/01/2017


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

PROCEDURE - SUPREME COURT PROCEDURE - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - PROCEDURE UNDER RULES OF COURT - PAYMENT INTO COURT, AND OFFERS TO SETTLE OR CONSENT TO JUDGMENT

R v SEXTON [2016] SADC 155 District Court 16/12/2016

CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - OFFENCES AGAINST DECENCY AND MORALITY - CHILD PORNOGRAPHY AND CHILD EXPLOITATION MATERIAL OFFENCES

ASLANIDIS v MATTIAZZO [2017] SADC 1 District Court 23/12/2016

TORTS - NEGLIGENCE - APPORTIONMENT OF RESPONSIBILITY AND DAMAGES

STATE OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA v GOLDSTEIN [2016] SASC 202 Supreme Court 22/12/2016

CONTRACTS - BUILDING, ENGINEERING AND RELATED CONTRACTS - THE CONTRACT
CONTRACTS - BUILDING, ENGINEERING AND RELATED CONTRACTS - PERFORMANCE OF WORK - REMEDIES FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT
ARBITRATION

 

R v EDWARDS [2016] SASCFC 145 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 21/12/2016

CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL AGAINST SENTENCE - GROUNDS FOR INTERFERENCE  - SENTENCE MANIFESTLY EXCESSIVE OR INADEQUATE
CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCE - SENTENCING ORDERS - NON-PAROLE PERIOD OR MINIMUM TERM  - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - PARTICULAR CASES

SUTCLIFFE v RSPCA (SA) INC (No 2) [2016] SASC 190 Supreme Court - Magistrates Appeals 16/12/2016

ANIMALS - VARIOUS STATUTORY PROVISIONS - PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS - OFFENCES
MAGISTRATES - APPEAL AND REVIEW - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - APPEAL TO SUPREME COURT
MAGISTRATES - ORDERS AND CONVICTIONS - SENTENCE - FINES - IMPOSITION INSTEAD OF OR IN ADDITION TO IMPRISONMENT
MAGISTRATES - ORDERS AND CONVICTIONS - SENTENCE - COMPENSATION ORDERS

WORKCOVER CORPORATION OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA v MOORE-MCQUILLAN [2016] SASC 191 Supreme Court 16/12/2016

PROCEDURE - MISCELLANEOUS PROCEDURAL MATTERS - VEXATIOUS LITIGANTS AND PROCEEDINGS
WORKERS' COMPENSATION - PROCEEDINGS TO OBTAIN COMPENSATION

AS BANNISTER & ORS v SIRROM ENTERPRISES PTY LTD [2016] SASCFC 153 Supreme Court - Full Court 22/12/2016

PROFESSIONS AND TRADES - LAWYERS - DUTIES AND LIABILITIES - SOLICITOR AND CLIENT - GENERALLY
PROFESSIONS AND TRADES - LAWYERS - DUTIES AND LIABILITIES - SOLICITOR AND CLIENT - RETAINER - EXTENT OF RETAINER
PROFESSIONS AND TRADES - LAWYERS - DUTIES AND LIABILITIES - SOLICITOR AND CLIENT - NEGLIGENCE

AUSTRALIAN STAGING & RIGGING - EVENTS P/L (RECEIVERS APPOINTED TO ASSETS) (IN LIQ) & ORS v ELITE SYSTEMS AUSTRALIA P/L [2016] SASC 204 Supreme Court 23/12/2016

EQUITY - GENERAL PRINCIPLES - FIDUCIARY OBLIGATIONS - FIDUCIARY DUTY - OTHER CASES
CORPORATIONS - MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION - DUTIES AND LIABILITIES OF OFFICERS OF CORPORATION - FIDUCIARY AND RELATED STATUTORY DUTIES - REMEDIES AND PENALTIES FOR BREACH OF DUTY - GENERALLY
TORTS - TROVER AND DETINUE - WHAT CONSTITUTES CONVERSION - GENERALLY

GREGORY v LEGALESE PTY LTD [2016] SASC 184 Supreme Court - Magistrates Appeals 14/12/2016

MAGISTRATES - APPEAL AND REVIEW - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - APPEAL TO SUPREME COURT
PROFESSIONS AND TRADES - LAWYERS - DUTIES AND LIABILITIES - SOLICITOR AND CLIENT - RETAINER - CHALLENGING RETAINER

R v DELL; R v DELL [2016] SASCFC 156 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 23/12/2016

CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL AGAINST SENTENCE
CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCE - SENTENCING ORDERS - NON-CUSTODIAL ORDERS - OTHER TYPES OF ORDER
CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - DRUG OFFENCES

R v HELPS [2016] SASCFC 154 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 23/12/2016

CRIMINAL LAW - EVIDENCE - JUDICIAL DISCRETION TO ADMIT OR EXCLUDE EVIDENCE - POLICE INTERROGATION - OTHER CASES
EVIDENCE - ADMISSIBILITY - ADMISSIONS - INFORMAL ADMISSIONS - SELF-SERVING STATEMENTS
CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - INTERFERENCE WITH DISCRETION OR FINDING OF JUDGE - FAILURE TO EXERCISE DISCRETION
CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - MISCARRIAGE OF JUSTICE - PARTICULAR CIRCUMSTANCES AMOUNTING TO MISCARRIAGE - OTHER IRREGULARITIES
CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - VERDICT UNREASONABLE OR INSUPPORTABLE HAVING REGARD TO EVIDENCE - OTHER MATTERS
CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - PARTICULAR GROUNDS OF APPEAL - MISDIRECTION AND NON-DIRECTION - JOINT TRIAL OF SEVERAL COUNTS

R v KIELY [2016] SASCFC 151 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 21/12/2016

CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - INTERFERENCE WITH DISCRETION OR FINDING OF JUDGE
CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - VERDICT UNREASONABLE OR INSUPPORTABLE HAVING REGARD TO EVIDENCE
CRIMINAL LAW - PROCEDURE - WITNESSES - CROSS-EXAMINATION - GENERALLY

R v LI [2016] SASCFC 152 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 22/12/2016

CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - OFFENCES AGAINST THE PERSON - HOMICIDE - MANSLAUGHTER - SENTENCE - PARTICULAR CASES
CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCE - RELEVANT FACTORS  - NATURE AND CIRCUMSTANCES OF OFFENCE - PROVOCATION
CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCE - SENTENCING ORDERS - NON-PAROLE PERIOD OR MINIMUM TERM  - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - PARTICULAR CASES

R v MATTHEWS [2016] SADC 166 District Court 13/12/2016

EVIDENCE - GENERAL PRINCIPLES - VOIR DIRE

R v SCHULZ [2016] SASCFC 150 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 22/12/2016

CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - PARTICULAR GROUNDS OF APPEAL - MISDIRECTION AND NON-DIRECTION

R v TASSONE [2016] SASCFC 146 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 21/12/2016

CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - DRUG OFFENCES - TRAFFICKING
CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - DRUG OFFENCES - POSSESSION - KNOWLEDGE AND INTENT - SOUTH AUSTRALIA

R v TIPPING [2016] SADC 167 District Court 23/12/2016

CRIMINAL LAW - EVIDENCE - CREDIBILITY - GENERALLY

R v TROPEANO [2016] SADC 152 District Court 12/12/2016

CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - OFFENCES AGAINST THE PERSON - ASSAULT

THIELE v THE REGISTRAR OF MOTOR VEHICLES [2016] SADC 141 District Court 30/11/2016

TRAFFIC LAW - LICENSING OF DRIVERS - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - DISQUALIFICATION, CANCELLATION OR SUSPENSION OF LICENCES

WOOLWORTHS LIMITED v CARLETON INVESTMENTS PTY LTD & ORS [2016] SASCFC 157 Supreme Court - Full Court 23/12/2016

GAMING AND LIQUOR - ADMINISTRATION - LIQUOR LICENSING - APPLICATION FOR A LICENCE - APPLICATION HEARING - MATTERS FOR CONSIDERATION - WHETHER REQUIRED FOR NEEDS OF PUBLIC - SOUTH AUSTRALIA

CARTWRIGHT & ANOR v ADELAIDE HILLS COUNCIL [2016] SADC 164 District Court 23/12/2016

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW - JUDICIAL REVIEW

IN THE MATTER OF SANTOS PETROLEUM OPERATIONS PTY LTD (IN LIQUIDATION) [2016] SASC 201 Supreme Court 12/12/2016

CORPORATIONS - WINDING UP - CONDUCT AND INCIDENTS OF WINDING UP - DISSOLUTION - GENERALLY

R v ALWAZAN [2016] SASCFC 155 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 23/12/2016

CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - PARTICULAR GROUNDS OF APPEAL - MISDIRECTION AND NON-DIRECTION - PRESENTATION OF DEFENCE CASE
CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - PARTICULAR GROUNDS OF APPEAL - MISDIRECTION AND NON-DIRECTION - CONSIDERATION OF SUMMING UP AS A WHOLE
CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - PARTICULAR GROUNDS OF APPEAL - MISDIRECTION AND NON-DIRECTION - EFFECT OF MISDIRECTION OR NON-DIRECTION

R v RICCIARDI [2016] SADC 162 District Court 21/12/2016

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

R v STANDLEY [2016] SASCFC 141 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 21/12/2016

CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - DRUG OFFENCES - SENTENCE - TRAFFICKING, TRADING, SELLING, SUPPLYING OR DISTRIBUTING
CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - DRUG OFFENCES - SENTENCE - PRODUCING OR CULTIVATING - CANNABIS
CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - DRUG OFFENCES - POSSESSION - OF EQUIPMENT AND IMPLEMENTS
CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL AGAINST SENTENCE - GROUNDS FOR INTERFERENCE  - SENTENCE MANIFESTLY EXCESSIVE OR INADEQUATE
CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCE - SENTENCING PROCEDURE - CONCURRENT, CUMULATIVE AND ADDITIONAL SENTENCES

RUSSELL v POLITES INVESTMENTS P/L (No 2) [2016] SASC 203 Supreme Court 22/12/2016

DEFAMATION - ACTIONS FOR DEFAMATION - COSTS - GENERAL RULE - COSTS FOLLOW THE EVENT
PROCEDURE - COSTS - INTERLOCUTORY PROCEEDINGS

WELLINGTON & ANOR v CRUISEABOUT & ANOR [2016] SADC 165 District Court 1/11/2016

CONTRACTS - GENERAL CONTRACTUAL PRINCIPLES - CONSTRUCTION AND INTERPRETATION OF CONTRACTS - IMPLIED TERMS - TERMS ESSENTIAL TO ENABLE PERFORMANCE
DAMAGES - MEASURE AND REMOTENESS OF DAMAGES IN ACTIONS FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT - REMOTENESS AND CAUSATION - OTHER CASES