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
MADDEFORD v SOUTH AUSTRALIAN HOUSING TRUST [2015] SADC 65 District Court 24/04/2015

​LANDLORD AND TENANT - RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES LEGISLATION - GENERALLY

NORTHERN BRICKS AND PAVERS P/L v COLLINSON [2015] SADC 64 District Court 27/04/2015

​MAGISTRATES - APPEAL AND REVIEW

ADELAIDE CITY COUNCIL v SARRIS [2015] SASCFC 48 Supreme Court - Full Court 17/04/2015

ENVIRONMENT AND PLANNING - BUILDING CONTROL - COUNCIL CONSENT AND APPROVAL - CONSENTS, APPROVALS AND PERMITS

HACKETT v POLICE [2015] SASC 62 Supreme Court - Magistrates Appeals 21/04/2015

CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - PARTICULAR GROUNDS OF APPEAL - MISDIRECTION AND NON-DIRECTION - REVIEW OF EVIDENCE
CRIMINAL LAW - EVIDENCE - IDENTIFICATION EVIDENCE - WARNING ADVISABLE OR REQUIRED - ADEQUACY OF WARNING - VISUAL IDENTIFICATION GENERALLY
CRIMINAL LAW - PROCEDURE - INFORMATION, INDICTMENT OR PRESENTMENT - AVERMENTS - UNCERTAINTY, DUPLICITY AND AMBIGUITY

JOHN HENRY MARSHALL [2015] SASC 61 Supreme Court 17/04/2015

SUCCESSION - MAKING OF A WILL - TESTAMENTARY INSTRUMENTS  - WHEN LOST, MISLAID, DESTROYED OR NOT AVAILABLE - EVIDENCE

R v EVANS [2015] SADC 59 District Court 21/04/2015

CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - OFFENCES AGAINST THE PERSON - ACTS INTENDED TO CAUSE OR CAUSING DANGER TO LIFE OR BODILY HARM OR SERIOUS INJURY

R v MAIOLO (No 4) [2015] SASCFC 46 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 16/04/2015

CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - OFFENCES AGAINST THE PERSON - SEXUAL OFFENCES - UNLAWFUL SEXUAL INTERCOURSE OR CARNAL KNOWLEDGE
CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - OFFENCES AGAINST THE PERSON - SEXUAL OFFENCES - INDECENT ASSAULT AND RELATED OFFENCES
CRIMINAL LAW - EVIDENCE - CREDIBILITY - OTHER MATTERS

R v ROCKFORD [2015] SASCFC 51 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 22/04/2015

CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - INTERFERENCE WITH DISCRETION OR FINDING OF JUDGE
CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL AGAINST SENTENCE - GROUNDS FOR INTERFERENCE  - EFFECT OF SENTENCE OF IMPRISONMENT ON PRISONER
CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - DRUG OFFENCES

MURRAY v POLICE [2015] SASC 64 Supreme Court - Magistrates Appeals 22/04/2015

CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL AGAINST SENTENCE

R v DRAOUI [2015] SASCFC 50 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 17/04/2015

​CRIMINAL LAW - GENERAL MATTERS - CRIMINAL LIABILITY AND CAPACITY - DEFENCE MATTERS - INSANITY AND MENTAL IMPAIRMENT - PROCEDURE
CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCE - SENTENCING ORDERS - NON-CUSTODIAL ORDERS - COMMUNITY BASED ORDERS
APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL - GENERAL PRINCIPLES

ROSSI v SCHIPANI [2015] SADC 61 District Court 22/04/2015

​MAGISTRATES - APPEAL AND REVIEW

SILOAM INTERNATIONAL PTY LTD v HEO [2015] SADC 62 District Court 22/04/2015

​MAGISTRATES - APPEAL AND REVIEW

FLAVIO AND SONS CIVIL PTY LTD v COMMERCIAL INDUSTRIAL BRAKE AND MECHANICAL SERVICE [2015] SADC 53 District Court 1/04/2015

​APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL - GENERAL PRINCIPLES

WORKCOVER CORP v JOHN HOLLAND GROUP P/L (NO 2) [2015] SADC 56 District Court 21/04/2015

​PROCEDURE

CENTURY 21 AUSTRALIA P/L v JLINK P/L & SMITH [2015] SADC 58 District Court 20/04/2015

​CONTRACTS - GENERAL CONTRACTUAL PRINCIPLES - CONSTRUCTION AND INTERPRETATION OF CONTRACTS - PENALTIES AND LIQUIDATED DAMAGES

R v MALLETT [2015] SASCFC 49 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 17/04/2015

​CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL AGAINST SENTENCE - GROUNDS FOR INTERFERENCE  - SENTENCE MANIFESTLY EXCESSIVE OR INADEQUATE
CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCE - RELEVANT FACTORS  - TOTALITY - GENERAL PRINCIPLES
CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - DRUG OFFENCES - SENTENCE - RELEVANT MATTERS - DEGREE OF PARTICIPATION
CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - DRIVING OFFENCES - SENTENCE - OTHER OFFENCES

DOWKER & ANOR v PAOLETTI [2015] SASCFC 43 Supreme Court - Full Court 13/04/2015

LANDLORD AND TENANT - RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES LEGISLATION - RECOVERY OF POSSESSION - GENERALLY
APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL - GENERAL PRINCIPLES - INTERFERENCE WITH JUDGE'S FINDINGS OF FACT
APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL - GENERAL PRINCIPLES - INTERFERENCE WITH DISCRETION OF COURT BELOW

ENVIRO SYSTEMS RENEWABLE RESOURCES LTD (RECEIVERS & MANAGERS APPOINTED) v WESTPAC BANKING CORP [2015] SASC 59 Supreme Court 15/04/2015

CORPORATIONS - WINDING UP - WINDING UP IN INSOLVENCY - STATUTORY DEMAND - APPLICATION TO SET ASIDE DEMAND - GENUINE DISPUTE AS TO INDEBTEDNESS - OFFSETTING AND OTHER LIKE CLAIMS

R v CULLEN [2015] SASCFC 44 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 16/04/2015

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

TSCHIRN & ANOR v AUSTRALIAN EXECUTOR TRUSTEES LTD [2015] SASC 58 Supreme Court 13/04/2015

PROCEDURE - SUPREME COURT PROCEDURE - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - PROCEDURE UNDER RULES OF COURT - SUMMARY JUDGMENT
APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL - GENERAL PRINCIPLES - INTERFERENCE WITH DISCRETION OF COURT BELOW - IN GENERAL

STEVENS v CSR LTD & ORS [2015] SADC 57 District Court 14/04/2015

EVIDENCE - DOCUMENTARY EVIDENCE - STATUTORY PROVISIONS AS TO STATEMENTS IN DOCUMENTS WHERE DIRECT ORAL EVIDENCE ADMISSIBLE

DEANS v ANANGU PITJANTJATJARA YANKUNYTJATJARA (No 2) [2015] SASC 57 Supreme Court 10/04/2015

PROCEDURE - JUDGMENTS AND ORDERS - IN GENERAL

W, DJ [2015] SASC 45 Supreme Court 25/03/2015

SUCCESSION - MAKING OF A WILL - TESTAMENTARY CAPACITY - LOSS OR LACK OF CAPACITY AND STATUTORY WILLS

LEGAL PROFESSION CONDUCT COMMISSIONER v KASSAPIS [2015] SASCFC 37 Supreme Court - Full Court 2/04/2015

PROFESSIONS AND TRADES - LAWYERS - COMPLAINTS AND DISCIPLINE - GENERALLY
PROFESSIONS AND TRADES - LAWYERS - COMPLAINTS AND DISCIPLINE - PROFESSIONAL MISCONDUCT AND UNSATISFACTORY PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT - GENERALLY

R v BONDARENKO [2015] SASCFC 42 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 2/04/2015

CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL AGAINST SENTENCE - GROUNDS FOR INTERFERENCE  - SENTENCE MANIFESTLY EXCESSIVE OR INADEQUATE
CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCE - PURPOSE OF SENTENCE
CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - OFFENCES AGAINST THE PERSON - SEXUAL OFFENCES - SENTENCE - PARTICULAR CASES - RAPE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT

R v SELVAKULALINGAM [2015] SASCFC 41 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 2/04/2015

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 PROCEDURE - CONCURRENT, CUMULATIVE AND ADDITIONAL SENTENCES - CUMULATIVE SENTENCES - GENERALLY

DANIEL v VAN ZWOL [2015] SASCFC 38 Supreme Court - Full Court 7/04/2015

SUCCESSION - FAMILY PROVISION - REQUIREMENT FOR ADEQUATE AND PROPER MAINTENANCE
APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL - GENERAL PRINCIPLES - INTERFERENCE WITH DISCRETION OF COURT BELOW

J D & K J ZOHS PROPERTIES PTY LTD v FERME & ANOR [2015] SASC 55 Supreme Court 7/04/2015

EQUITY - TRUSTS AND TRUSTEES - POWERS, DUTIES, RIGHTS AND LIABILITIES OF TRUSTEES - LIABILITY FOR BREACH OF TRUST
PROCEDURE - COSTS - DEPARTING FROM THE GENERAL RULE - ORDER FOR COSTS ON INDEMNITY BASIS

RIDGWAY v SPORTING SHOOTERS' ASSOCIATION OF AUSTRALIA HUNTING & CONSERVATION BRANCH (SA) INC (No 2) [2015] SASC 56 Supreme Court 8/04/2015

PROCEDURE - COSTS

 

DEANS v ANANGU PITJANTJATJARA YANKUNYTJATJARA [2015] SASC 54 Supreme Court 1/04/2015

PROCEDURE - SUPREME COURT PROCEDURE - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - PROCEDURE UNDER RULES OF COURT - OTHER MATTERS ARISING BEFORE TRIAL

KOWALSKI v RJ COLE & PARTNERS [2015] SASCFC 35 Supreme Court - Full Court 2/04/2015

PROCEDURE - COSTS - TAXATION - PROCEDURE
PROCEDURE - MISCELLANEOUS PROCEDURAL MATTERS - VEXATIOUS LITIGANTS AND PROCEEDINGS

MILLINGTON v POLICE [2015] SASC 52 Supreme Court - Magistrates Appeals 23/03/2015

TRAFFIC LAW - OFFENCES - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - EXCEEDING PRESCRIBED SPEED LIMITS - GENERALLY
TRAFFIC LAW - OFFENCES - EVIDENCE - ALLEGATION IN INFORMATION OR COMPLAINT AS PRIMA FACIE EVIDENCE
TRAFFIC LAW - OFFENCES - EVIDENCE - PROOF OF SPEED

PHILLIPS & ANOR v MCLEAN [2015] SASC 50 Supreme Court 30/03/2015

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

R v AVDULAI [2015] SASCFC 39 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 2/04/2015

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

R v CEKIC, CIANTAR, DETTMAN, NIEMANN & PAUNOVIC [2015] SASC 47 Supreme Court 24/03/2015

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 - GENERALLY
CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - PROPERTY OFFENCES - THEFT - GENERALLY
CRIMINAL LAW - GENERAL MATTERS - CRIMINAL LIABILITY AND CAPACITY - DEFENCE MATTERS - DEFENCE OF PERSONS OR PROPERTY - GENERALLY
CRIMINAL LAW - GENERAL MATTERS - ANCILLARY LIABILITY - COMPLICITY - COMMON PURPOSE
CRIMINAL LAW - EVIDENCE - MATTERS RELATING TO PROOF - STANDARD OF PROOF - CIRCUMSTANTIAL EVIDENCE - GENERALLY
CRIMINAL LAW - EVIDENCE - MATTERS RELATING TO PROOF - PRIMA FACIE CASE OR CASE TO ANSWER

R v COLLINS [2015] SASC 53 Supreme Court 2/04/2015

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

R v DASTAGIR & PARWANI [2015] SADC 51 District Court 31/03/2015

CRIMINAL LAW - EVIDENCE - IDENTIFICATION EVIDENCE - IDENTIFICATION BY STRANGER
CRIMINAL LAW - EVIDENCE - IDENTIFICATION EVIDENCE - MODES OF IDENTIFICATION - PHOTOGRAPHS - GENERALLY

R v LEVY [2015] SASCFC 27 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 26/03/2015

CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - DRUG OFFENCES - SENTENCE - TRAFFICKING, TRADING, SELLING, SUPPLYING OR DISTRIBUTING - INVOLVING METHYLAMPHETAMINE
CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCE - RELEVANT FACTORS  - NATURE AND CIRCUMSTANCES OF OFFENCE - GRAVITY OF OFFENCE

R v MARZILLI [2015] SADC 45 District Court 25/03/2015

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

R v NGUYEN [2015] SASCFC 40 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 2/04/2015

CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCE - SENTENCING PROCEDURE - APPROACH TO SENTENCING PROCESS - GENERALLY
CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCE - SENTENCING PROCEDURE - CONCURRENT, CUMULATIVE AND ADDITIONAL SENTENCES - SENTENCES ON TWO OR MORE COUNTS - GENERALLY
CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCE - RELEVANT FACTORS  - RESPONSE TO CHARGES - PLEA OF GUILTY
CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCE - RELEVANT FACTORS  - TOTALITY - GENERAL PRINCIPLES

R v RICHARDS [2015] SADC 44 District Court 23/03/2015

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

R v TROPEANO [2015] SASCFC 29 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 2/04/2015

CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - MISCARRIAGE OF JUSTICE - GENERALLY
CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - MISCARRIAGE OF JUSTICE - PARTICULAR CIRCUMSTANCES AMOUNTING TO MISCARRIAGE - MISDIRECTION OR NON-DIRECTION
CRIMINAL LAW - PROCEDURE - VERDICT - UNANIMOUS AND MAJORITY VERDICTS

SANDS v STATE OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA [2015] SASCFC 36 Supreme Court - Full Court 31/03/2015

DEFAMATION - STATEMENTS AMOUNTING TO DEFAMATION - PARTICULAR STATEMENTS - IMPUTATION - CRIMINAL
DEFAMATION - STATEMENTS AMOUNTING TO DEFAMATION - REFERENCE TO PLAINTIFF - INNUENDO
DEFAMATION - ACTIONS FOR DEFAMATION - PLEADING
DEFAMATION - JUSTIFICATION - GENERALLY - WHETHER PLEA ESTABLISHED
DEFAMATION - PRIVILEGE - ABSOLUTE PRIVILEGE - OTHER CASES
DEFAMATION - PRIVILEGE - QUALIFIED PRIVILEGE - STATEMENTS MADE IN RESPECT OF A DUTY OR INTEREST - PARTICULAR STATEMENTS - PUBLICATION FOR THE PUBLIC GOOD
DEFAMATION - PRIVILEGE - QUALIFIED PRIVILEGE - REBUTTAL OF PRIVILEGE BY MALICE - GENERALLY
STATUTES - ACTS OF PARLIAMENT - ENFORCEMENT OF STATUTORY RIGHTS AND REMEDIES - BREACH OF STATUTORY DUTY - GENERALLY

SIMEONE PTY LTD v QBE INSURANCE (AUSTRALIA) LIMITED [2015] SADC 43 District Court 1/04/2015

APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL - GENERAL PRINCIPLES

TEDESCO v LIU AND ANOR [2015] SADC 50 District Court 27/03/2015

LANDLORD AND TENANT - RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES LEGISLATION

TOKLEY v RALPH MURRAY HOLMES (AUSTRALIAN SECURITIES AND INVESTMENTS COMMISSION) [2015] SASCFC 33 Supreme Court - Full Court 27/03/2015

CORPORATIONS - MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION - DUTIES AND LIABILITIES OF OFFICERS OF CORPORATION - FIDUCIARY AND RELATED STATUTORY DUTIES - REMEDIES AND PENALTIES FOR BREACH OF DUTY - CRIMINAL PENALTIES
CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - PROPERTY OFFENCES - MISAPPROPRIATION - OTHER OFFENCES

HOLLICK v POLICE [2015] SASCFC 34 Supreme Court - Full Court 30/03/2015

APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL - PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - EXTENSION OF TIME FOR APPEAL
CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL AGAINST SENTENCE - GROUNDS FOR INTERFERENCE  - FRESH EVIDENCE AND EVENTS OCCURRING AFTER SENTENCE

PEARCE AND ROCKFORD HOMES PTY LTD v BERRI BARMERA COUNCIL [2015] SASC 48 Supreme Court 30/03/2015

ENVIRONMENT AND PLANNING - ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT PROSECUTIONS - CONTRARY TO PLANNING SCHEME
ENVIRONMENT AND PLANNING - ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT PROSECUTIONS - SENTENCING
CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCE - SENTENCING ORDERS - DISCRETION TO RECORD CONVICTION - RELEVANT CONSIDERATIONS

R v C, RE [2015] SASCFC 32 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 27/03/2015

CRIMINAL LAW - PROCEDURE - DISCLOSURE OBLIGATIONS
PROCEDURE - DISCOVERY AND INTERROGATORIES - DISCOVERY AND INSPECTION OF DOCUMENTS - PRODUCTION AND INSPECTION - GROUNDS FOR RESISTING PRODUCTION - OTHER GROUNDS
CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - PARTICULAR GROUNDS OF APPEAL - FRESH EVIDENCE - OTHER MATTERS

R v KOCH [2015] SASCFC 31 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 27/03/2015

CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL AGAINST SENTENCE - GROUNDS FOR INTERFERENCE  - SENTENCE MANIFESTLY EXCESSIVE OR INADEQUATE
CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL AGAINST SENTENCE - APPEALS BY CROWN - PRINCIPLES APPLIED BY APPELLATE COURT TO CROWN APPEALS
CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL AGAINST SENTENCE - APPEALS BY CROWN - EXERCISE OF DISCRETION - DOUBLE JEOPARDY

BURTON BAKERY COMPANY PTY LTD v TRAN AND ANOR [2015] SADC 47 District Court 26/03/2015

APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL - GENERAL PRINCIPLES

LEONA JOHNSON (DECEASED) [2015] SASC 51 Supreme Court 30/03/2015

SUCCESSION - PROBATE AND LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION - GRANTS OF PROBATE AND LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION - ADMINISTRATION WITH WILL ANNEXED - GENERALLY
SUCCESSION - PROBATE AND LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION - JURISDICTION AND DISCRETION OF COURT - SOUTH AUSTRALIA
SUCCESSION - MAKING OF A WILL - TESTAMENTARY INSTRUMENTS  - WHEN LOST, MISLAID, DESTROYED OR NOT AVAILABLE - GENERALLY
SUCCESSION - MAKING OF A WILL - TESTAMENTARY INSTRUMENTS  - KNOWLEDGE AND APPROVAL OF CONTENTS  - EVIDENCE - CIRCUMSTANCES AROUSING SUSPICION
SUCCESSION - MAKING OF A WILL - TESTAMENTARY CAPACITY - SOUNDNESS OF MIND, MEMORY AND UNDERSTANDING - EVIDENCE - GENERALLY

 

MANNING v POLICE [2015] SASC 49 Supreme Court - Magistrates Appeals 27/03/2015

MAGISTRATES - APPEAL AND REVIEW - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - APPEAL TO SUPREME COURT
CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - PROPERTY OFFENCES - BURGLARY, HOUSEBREAKING AND LIKE OFFENCES - GENERALLY
CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL AGAINST SENTENCE - GROUNDS FOR INTERFERENCE  - SENTENCE MANIFESTLY EXCESSIVE OR INADEQUATE
CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL AGAINST SENTENCE - GROUNDS FOR INTERFERENCE  - FRESH EVIDENCE AND EVENTS OCCURRING AFTER SENTENCE
CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL AGAINST SENTENCE - GROUNDS FOR INTERFERENCE  - OTHER MATTERS

R v MORCOM [2015] SASCFC 30 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 27/03/2015

CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - VERDICT UNREASONABLE OR INSUPPORTABLE HAVING REGARD TO EVIDENCE - APPEAL DISMISSED
CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - OFFENCES AGAINST DECENCY AND MORALITY - OBSCENE, INDECENT OR OBJECTIONABLE PUBLICATIONS OR REPRESENTATIONS - GENERALLY

 

SOUTH AUSTRALIAN HOUSING TRUST v PENGILLY [2015] SADC 48 District Court 24/03/2015

LANDLORD AND TENANT - RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES LEGISLATION - GENERALLY

SPARTALIS v BMD CONSTRUCTIONS PTY LTD (No 2) [2015] SASCFC 28 Supreme Court - Full Court 26/03/2015

INTEREST - RATE OF INTEREST AND COMPOUND INTEREST - RATE IN OTHER CASES
PROCEDURE - COSTS - DEPARTING FROM THE GENERAL RULE - CONDUCT OF PARTIES - DEMAND, OFFER AND CONSENT
PROCEDURE - COSTS - APPEALS AS TO COSTS - WRONG EXERCISE OF DISCRETION

R v PHANOS [2015] SASCFC 26 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 25/03/2015

CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL AGAINST SENTENCE - GROUNDS FOR INTERFERENCE  - SENTENCE MANIFESTLY EXCESSIVE OR INADEQUATE
CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCE - SENTENCING ORDERS - ORDERS AND DECLARATIONS RELATING TO SERIOUS OR VIOLENT OFFENDERS OR DANGEROUS SEXUAL OFFENDERS - SERIOUS OR VIOLENT OFFENDER
CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - MISCELLANEOUS OFFENCES AND MATTERS - HABITUAL CRIMINALS - DISCRETION TO MAKE DECLARATION

R v ADAM [2015] SADC 46 District Court 26/03/2015

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

TOM DIMITROPOULOS P/L v LOCKWOOD & ANOR [2015] SADC 49 District Court 23/03/2015

DAMAGES - MEASURE AND REMOTENESS OF DAMAGES IN ACTIONS FOR TORT - MEASURE OF DAMAGES - DAMAGE TO LAND AND BUILDINGS

A & ANOR v C & ANOR [2015] SASC 35 Supreme Court 4/03/2015

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW - JUDICIAL REVIEW - GROUNDS OF REVIEW - ERROR OF LAW
CONTRACTS - GENERAL CONTRACTUAL PRINCIPLES - FORMATION OF CONTRACTUAL RELATIONS
STATUTES - ACTS OF PARLIAMENT - INTERPRETATION - PARTICULAR WORDS AND PHRASES - SPECIFIC INTERPRETATIONS - OTHER CASES
CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - MISCELLANEOUS OFFENCES AND MATTERS - BRIBERY AND CORRUPTION

COMMISSIONER OF HIGHWAYS v M & B FARMER NOMINEES PTY LTD; COMMISSIONER OF HIGHWAYS v FARMER NO 2 PTY LTD [2015] SASC 40 Supreme Court 19/03/2015

REAL PROPERTY - COMPULSORY ACQUISITION OF LAND - COMPENSATION - ASSESSMENT - INTEREST - WHEN ALLOWABLE
REAL PROPERTY - COMPULSORY ACQUISITION OF LAND - OCCUPATION OF ACQUIRED LAND

COOK v GALLOWAY (No 2) [2015] SASC 44 Supreme Court - Magistrates Appeals 20/03/2015

APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL - PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - POWERS OF COURT - REOPENING APPEAL
PROCEDURE - COSTS - APPEALS AS TO COSTS - MISTAKE OF LAW OR FACT
PROCEDURE - JUDGMENTS AND ORDERS - AMENDING, VARYING AND SETTING ASIDE - ACTIONS TO REVIEW OR SET ASIDE JUDGMENT - IN GENERAL

MARTIN v POLICE [2015] SASC 41 Supreme Court - Magistrates Appeals 24/03/2015

TRAFFIC LAW - OFFENCES - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - ALCOHOL AND DRUG RELATED OFFENCES - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - DRIVING UNDER INFLUENCE OF INTOXICATING LIQUOR OR A DRUG
APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - NEW TRIAL - IN GENERAL AND PARTICULAR GROUNDS - PARTICULAR GROUNDS - IMPROPER ADMISSION OR REJECTION OF EVIDENCE - WHEN NEW TRIAL REFUSED

MCK,D v GUARDIANSHIP BOARD OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA [2015] SADC 37 District Court 13/03/2015

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW

POLICE v SHERRATT [2015] SASC 43 Supreme Court - Magistrates Appeals 24/03/2015

CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - PROPERTY OFFENCES - THEFT - SENTENCE
CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - INTERFERENCE WITH DISCRETION OR FINDING OF JUDGE - GENERAL PRINCIPLES
CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL AGAINST SENTENCE - APPEALS BY CROWN - POWER TO BRING APPEAL
CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL AGAINST SENTENCE - APPEALS BY CROWN - PRINCIPLES APPLIED BY APPELLATE COURT TO CROWN APPEALS

R v PELLY [2015] SASCFC 25 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 23/03/2015

CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - PARTICULAR GROUNDS OF APPEAL - CONDUCT OF PROSECUTOR OR PROSECUTION
CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - OBJECTIONS OR POINTS NOT RAISED IN COURT BELOW - MISDIRECTION AND NON-DIRECTION

 

STONE v MOORE [2015] SASC 46 Supreme Court 24/03/2015

PROCEDURE - COURTS AND JUDGES GENERALLY - JUDGES - DISQUALIFICATION FOR INTEREST OR BIAS - IN GENERAL - REASONABLE SUSPICION OF BIAS
PROCEDURE - COURTS AND JUDGES GENERALLY - JUDGES - DISQUALIFICATION FOR INTEREST OR BIAS - IN GENERAL - OTHER MATTERS
APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL - GENERAL PRINCIPLES - RIGHT OF APPEAL - WHEN APPEAL LIES - FOR BIAS IN JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS

ENARTIS PACIFIC PTY LTD v TSCHARKE PTY LTD [2015] SASC 42 Supreme Court 19/03/2015

PROCEDURE - COSTS - INTERLOCUTORY PROCEEDINGS
PROCEDURE - COSTS - DEPARTING FROM THE GENERAL RULE - OTHER CASES
PROCEDURE - COSTS - DEPARTING FROM THE GENERAL RULE - OTHER CASES - DISCONTINUANCE OR ABANDONMENT

 

R v DAVIS [2015] SADC 42 District Court 19/03/2015

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

IDAMENEO (NO 123) PTY LTD v THOMAS MARTIN SUSZKO [2015] SASC 39 Supreme Court 27/02/2015

​PROCEDURE - SUPREME COURT PROCEDURE - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - PROCEDURE UNDER RULES OF COURT - PLEADINGS
PROCEDURE - MISCELLANEOUS PROCEDURAL MATTERS - CROSS-CLAIMS: SET-OFF AND COUNTERCLAIM

R v HARKER [2014] SADC 217 District Court 19/12/2014

​CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCE - SENTENCING PROCEDURE - FACTUAL BASIS FOR SENTENCE

DAWSON v EICAS (No 2) [2015] SADC 38 District Court 13/03/2015

​PROCEDURE - COSTS

R v M, DM [2015] SADC 39 District Court 12/03/2015

​CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCE - SENTENCING PROCEDURE - FACTUAL BASIS FOR SENTENCE

R v Y, K [2015] SADC 29 District Court 3/03/2015

​CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - OFFENCES AGAINST THE PERSON - SEXUAL OFFENCES

ANDONOPOULOS & ANOR v RAINBOW [2015] SADC 35 District Court 16/03/2015

​TORTS - NEGLIGENCE - ROAD ACCIDENT CASES - LIABILITY OF DRIVERS OF VEHICLES - FAILURE TO LOOK-OUT - GENERALLY

MARTIN v SOUTH AUSTRALIAN HOUSING TRUST [2015] SADC 40 District Court 4/03/2015

LANDLORD AND TENANT - RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES LEGISLATION

 

MOTOR ACCIDENT COMMISSIONER v DINH [2015] SADC 36 District Court 11/03/2015

​INSURANCE - MOTOR VEHICLES

R v ARNOLD [2015] SASCFC 23 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 10/03/2015

​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 - SENTENCES ON TWO OR MORE COUNTS
CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - DRUG OFFENCES - DEALING AND DISTRIBUTION OF DRUGS - TRAFFICKING OR SALE AND SUPPLY

TAVITIAN v CITY OF PLAYFORD (No 2) [2015] SASCFC 18 Supreme Court - Full Court 24/02/2015

​PROCEDURE - COSTS - APPEALS AS TO COSTS

BASSETT v GRECO & ANOR [2015] SADC 17 District Court 20/02/2015

DAMAGES - PARTICULAR AWARDS OF GENERAL DAMAGES - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - GENERALLY

DIELOS v BARRIE [2015] SASC 31 Supreme Court - Magistrates Appeals 27/02/2015

MAGISTRATES - APPEAL AND REVIEW - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - APPEAL TO SUPREME COURT - NATURE OF APPEAL
CONTRACTS - PARTICULAR PARTIES - PRINCIPAL AND AGENT - IN GENERAL
CONTRACTS - GENERAL CONTRACTUAL PRINCIPLES - PARTIES - GENERAL PRINCIPLES
CONTRACTS - GENERAL CONTRACTUAL PRINCIPLES - DISCHARGE, BREACH AND DEFENCES TO ACTION FOR BREACH

R v D, L [2015] SASCFC 24 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 10/03/2015

CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - VERDICT UNREASONABLE OR INSUPPORTABLE HAVING REGARD TO EVIDENCE - APPEAL DISMISSED
APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL - GENERAL PRINCIPLES - RIGHT OF APPEAL - WHEN APPEAL LIES - ERROR OF LAW - PARTICULAR CASES INVOLVING ERROR OF LAW - FAILURE TO GIVE REASONS FOR DECISION
APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL - GENERAL PRINCIPLES - INTERFERENCE WITH JUDGE'S FINDINGS OF FACT - FUNCTIONS OF APPELLATE COURT - WHERE FINDINGS BASED ON CREDIBILITY OF WITNESSES - PARTICULAR CASES

R v FINN (No 2) [2015] SADC 33 District Court 6/03/2015

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

CRIMINAL LAW - EVIDENCE - COMPLAINTS - ADMISSIBILITY OF DETAILS AND FACT OF COMPLAINT

R v FINN (No 3) [2015] SADC 31 District Court 6/03/2015

CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - OFFENCES AGAINST THE PERSON - SEXUAL OFFENCES - UNLAWFUL SEXUAL INTERCOURSE OR CARNAL KNOWLEDGE

R v TANCOCK (No 2) [2015] SASCFC 22 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 10/03/2015

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

TAGARA BUILDERS P/L v AP & L SERVICES P/L & ORS [2015] SASC 30 Supreme Court 27/02/2015

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW - JUDICIAL REVIEW - GROUNDS OF REVIEW - JURISDICTIONAL MATTERS
CONTRACTS - BUILDING, ENGINEERING AND RELATED CONTRACTS - REMUNERATION - STATUTORY REGULATION OF ENTITLEMENT TO AND RECOVERY OF PROGRESS PAYMENTS - ADJUDICATION OF PAYMENT CLAIMS
STATUTES - ACTS OF PARLIAMENT - STATUTORY POWERS AND DUTIES - CONSTRUCTION - CONFERRAL AND EXTENT OF POWER

HALL v DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS [2015] SASCFC 19 Supreme Court - Full Court 23/02/2015

​CRIMINAL LAW - PROCEDURE - CONFISCATION OF PROCEEDS OF CRIME AND RELATED MATTERS - FORFEITURE OR CONFISCATION - APPEAL OR REVIEW
CRIMINAL LAW - PROCEDURE - CONFISCATION OF PROCEEDS OF CRIME AND RELATED MATTERS - FORFEITURE OR CONFISCATION - PROCEDURE - GENERALLY
CRIMINAL LAW - PROCEDURE - CONFISCATION OF PROCEEDS OF CRIME AND RELATED MATTERS - RESTRAINING OR FREEZING ORDER - VARIATION, EXEMPTION OR RELEASE TO FUND DEFENCE OF CRIMINAL CHARGE
LIMITATION OF ACTIONS - EXTENSION OR POSTPONEMENT OF LIMITATION PERIODS - OTHER CAUSES OF ACTION AND MATTERS

POLICE v STONE [2015] SASC 38 Supreme Court - Magistrates Appeals 11/03/2015

​TRAFFIC LAW - OFFENCES - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - ALCOHOL AND DRUG RELATED OFFENCES - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - DRIVING WITH PRESCRIBED CONCENTRATION OF ALCOHOL IN BLOOD
TRAFFIC LAW - OFFENCES - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - ALCOHOL AND DRUG RELATED OFFENCES - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - TESTING AND ANALYSIS PROCEDURE - BREATH TEST AND ANALYSIS
EVIDENCE - DOCUMENTARY EVIDENCE - PUBLIC DOCUMENTS - GAZETTES
MAGISTRATES - APPEAL AND REVIEW - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - APPEAL TO SUPREME COURT

RANA v GREGUREV [2015] SASC 37 Supreme Court - Magistrates Appeals 11/03/2015

​MAGISTRATES - APPEAL AND REVIEW - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - APPEAL TO SUPREME COURT
MAGISTRATES - JURISDICTION AND PROCEDURE GENERALLY - PROCEDURE - ORDERS AND CONVICTIONS - PARTICULAR ORDERS - APPREHENDED VIOLENCE ORDERS

COOK v GALLOWAY [2015] SASC 36 Supreme Court - Magistrates Appeals 6/03/2015

MAGISTRATES - APPEAL AND REVIEW - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - APPEAL TO SUPREME COURT
MAGISTRATES - JURISDICTION AND PROCEDURE GENERALLY - PROCEDURE - ORDERS AND CONVICTIONS - PARTICULAR ORDERS - ORDERS FOR COSTS - COSTS AGAINST PROSECUTOR, INFORMANT OR COMPLAINANT

GOLDUS PTY LTD v AUSTRALIAN MINING PTY LTD & ANOR [2015] SASC 32 Supreme Court 27/02/2015

​CONTRACTS - GENERAL CONTRACTUAL PRINCIPLES - CONSTRUCTION AND INTERPRETATION OF CONTRACTS
INTERPRETATION - GENERAL RULES OF CONSTRUCTION OF INSTRUMENTS - COMMERCIAL AND BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS
INTERPRETATION - ADMISSIBILITY OF EXTRINSIC EVIDENCE IN RELATION TO INSTRUMENTS - WHEN EVIDENCE ADMISSIBLE
CONTRACTS - GENERAL CONTRACTUAL PRINCIPLES - CONSTRUCTION AND INTERPRETATION OF CONTRACTS - IMPLIED TERMS

IDAMENEO (NO 123) PTY LTD v THOMAS MARTIN SUSZKO [2015] SASC 29 Supreme Court 13/03/2015

PROCEDURE - SUPREME COURT PROCEDURE - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - PROCEDURE UNDER RULES OF COURT - PLEADINGS
PROCEDURE - MISCELLANEOUS PROCEDURAL MATTERS - CROSS-CLAIMS: SET-OFF AND COUNTERCLAIM
CONTRACTS - GENERAL CONTRACTUAL PRINCIPLES

R v KEELER [2015] SADC 28 District Court 10/03/2015

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

ZEITOUNEH v SA POLICE [2015] SADC 34 District Court 10/03/2015

​ADMINISTRATIVE LAW - FREEDOM OF INFORMATION - REVIEW OF DECISIONS - OTHER STATES AND TERRITORIES

DE POI v ADVERTISER-NEWS WEEKEND PUBLISHING COMPANY PTY LTD (2) [2015] SADC 25 District Court 4/03/2015

PROCEDURE - COSTS

DE POI v ADVERTISER-NEWS WEEKEND PUBLISHING COMPANY PTY LTD [2015] SADC 21 District Court 26/02/2015

DEFAMATION - STATEMENTS AMOUNTING TO DEFAMATION - PARTICULAR STATEMENTS - IMPUTATION

 

R v CLOTHIER [2015] SADC 26 District Court 4/03/2015

CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - PROPERTY OFFENCES - ROBBERY
CRIMINAL LAW - EVIDENCE - IDENTIFICATION EVIDENCE - ADMISSIBILITY

R v STONE [2015] SADC 27 District Court 5/03/2015

CRIMINAL LAW - EVIDENCE - JUDICIAL DISCRETION TO ADMIT OR EXCLUDE EVIDENCE - POLICE INTERROGATION - PROPRIETY OF POLICE QUESTIONING AND OTHER CONDUCT BY POLICE - GENERALLY

R v W, LS [2015] SADC 23 District Court 6/03/2015

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

SOO v PHYSIOTHERAPY BOARD OF AUSTRALIA [2015] SADC 30 District Court 6/03/2015

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW - ADMINISTRATIVE TRIBUNALS

SUTHERLAND v MINISTER FOR AGRICULTURE, FOOD & FISHERIES (No 2) [2015] SADC 22 District Court 4/03/2015

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW

BROADHEAD & ORS v PRESCOTT & ORS [2015] SASC 34 Supreme Court 27/02/2015

SUCCESSION - FAMILY PROVISION - REQUIREMENT FOR ADEQUATE AND PROPER MAINTENANCE - DUTY OF TESTATOR - DUTY TO CHILDREN

KIRKHAM v TASSONE [2015] SASCFC 21 Supreme Court - Full Court 3/03/2015

APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL - PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - SECURITY FOR COSTS

STONE v POLICE [2015] SASC 28 Supreme Court - Magistrates Appeals 3/03/2015

CRIMINAL LAW - EVIDENCE - PROPENSITY, TENDENCY AND CO-INCIDENCE  - ADMISSIBILITY AND RELEVANCY - PROPENSITY EVIDENCE - EVIDENCE OF UNCHARGED ACTS
MAGISTRATES - ORDERS AND CONVICTIONS - ORDERS TO RESTRAIN DOMESTIC, FAMILY OR APPREHENDED VIOLENCE OR FOR PERSONAL SAFETY - CONTRAVENTION AND SENTENCING

BI (CONTRACTING) PTY LTD v NORTHERN ADELAIDE HEALTH NETWORK INC & ORS [2015] SADC 19 District Court 26/02/2015

PROCEDURE

MIDDLETON v POLICE [2015] SASC 33 Supreme Court - Magistrates Appeals 27/02/2015

CRIMINAL LAW - EVIDENCE - MATTERS RELATING TO PROOF - STANDARD OF PROOF - CIRCUMSTANTIAL EVIDENCE - GENERALLY
CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - VERDICT UNREASONABLE OR INSUPPORTABLE HAVING REGARD TO EVIDENCE - OTHER MATTERS
CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - PROPERTY OFFENCES - BURGLARY, HOUSEBREAKING AND LIKE OFFENCES
CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - PROPERTY OFFENCES - THEFT - OTHER MATTERS

CLAIRE AMY MOREL [2015] SASCFC 20 Supreme Court - Full Court 27/02/2015

PROFESSIONS AND TRADES - LAWYERS - READMISSION TO PRACTICE - AFTER BEING STRUCK OFF

DAPHNE DAWN WIDDISON [2015] SASC 23 Supreme Court 24/02/2015

SUCCESSION - PROBATE AND LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION - GRANTS OF PROBATE AND LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION - TO WHOM PROBATE GRANTED - EXPRESSLY APPOINTED EXECUTORS - GENERALLY

 

MUNZER v STATE OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA [2015] SADC 18 District Court 26/02/2015

TORTS - NEGLIGENCE

PAULL v POLICE [2015] SASC 25 Supreme Court - Magistrates Appeals 25/02/2015

MAGISTRATES - ORDERS AND CONVICTIONS - SENTENCE
APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL - GENERAL PRINCIPLES - INTERFERENCE WITH DISCRETION OF COURT BELOW - IN GENERAL - FAILURE TO EXERCISE DISCRETION
CRIMINAL LAW - SENTENCE - SENTENCING PROCEDURE - SINGLE SENTENCE FOR MULTIPLE OFFENCES

POLICE v CAMPBELL [2015] SASC 27 Supreme Court - Magistrates Appeals 25/02/2015

APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL - GENERAL PRINCIPLES
CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - DRIVING OFFENCES
TRAFFIC LAW - LICENSING OF DRIVERS - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - DISQUALIFICATION, CANCELLATION OR SUSPENSION OF LICENCES

R v ARNOLD [2015] SASCFC 13 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 16/02/2015

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 - GENERALLY

R v COTTON [2015] SASCFC 17 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 20/02/2015

CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - OFFENCES AGAINST THE PERSON - ASSAULT - GENERALLY
CRIMINAL LAW - PROCEDURE - TRIAL HAD BEFORE JUDGE WITHOUT JURY - GENERALLY
APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - NEW TRIAL - IN GENERAL AND PARTICULAR GROUNDS - PARTICULAR GROUNDS - MISCELLANEOUS GROUNDS ON WHICH NEW TRIAL GRANTED OR REFUSED

SA POLICE v SILVESTRI [2015] SASCFC 14 Supreme Court - Court of Criminal Appeal 16/02/2015

CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL AGAINST SENTENCE - GROUNDS FOR INTERFERENCE  - SENTENCE MANIFESTLY EXCESSIVE OR INADEQUATE
CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL AGAINST SENTENCE - GROUNDS FOR INTERFERENCE  - OTHER MATTERS
CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - PROPERTY OFFENCES - THEFT

SHARRAD v POLICE [2015] SASC 26 Supreme Court - Magistrates Appeals 25/02/2015

CRIMINAL LAW - APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL AGAINST SENTENCE - GROUNDS FOR INTERFERENCE  - SENTENCE MANIFESTLY EXCESSIVE OR INADEQUATE
APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL - APPEAL - GENERAL PRINCIPLES - INTERFERENCE WITH DISCRETION OF COURT BELOW
CRIMINAL LAW - PARTICULAR OFFENCES - OFFENCES AGAINST THE PERSON - ASSAULT