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Types of appeals in Queensland and the Federal Courts

Not all types of appeals in the law are the same.


Different rules and principles in how they are conducted and decided apply, depending on the nature of the appeal in question.

Appeals in the law are creatures of statute: Attorney-General v Sillem [1864] EngR 352; (1864) 10 HLC 704 at 720-721, Mickelberg v The Queen [1989] HCA 35, Deane J at [4], R v Ferguson; ex parte A-G (Qld) [2008] QCA 227 at [20]. In other words, they never existed at common law, but were instead…

Types of appeals in Queensland and the Federal Courts — Sterling Law QLD

How you can save on legal fees — Sterling Law QLD

This post discussed why legal fees tend to be so high. The good news is that as a client there are a number of ways you can reduce your legal fees, as the rest of this article will show. Be proactive Most clients only come to see a lawyer when they are in legal trouble. Unfortunately, by…

How you can save on legal fees — Sterling Law QLD

Christian Porter withdraws defamation case against the ABC — Sterling Law QLD

Former Attorney-General Christian Porter has agreed to discontinue his claim for damages against the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)  after the national broadcaster published a number of articles and programs about allegations he had raped a member of his debating team in the late 1980s.   The outcome comes days after after Porter lost high…

Christian Porter withdraws defamation case against the ABC — Sterling Law QLD

Sue Chrysanthou SC restrained from representing Christian Porter — Sterling Law QLD

Defamation specialist Sue Chrysanthou SC has been restrained by a Federal Court judge from representing former Attorney General Christian Porter in his defamation suit against the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) and its star reporter Louise Milligan. This is a blow for Porter, who had engaged Sue Chrysanthou SC after the ABC aired allegations that he…

Sue Chrysanthou SC restrained from representing Christian Porter — Sterling Law QLD

Jarryd Hayne sentenced to five years and nine months imprisonment for sexual assault — Sterling Law QLD

Rugby league star Jarryd Hayne was found guilty of two counts of sexual intercourse without consent. Hayne had pleaded not guilty and denied sexually assaulting the then 26-year-old woman at her home at Fletcher, on Newcastle’s outskirts, in September 2018. THE TRIALS His first trial in Newcastle last year ended in a hung jury, however…

Jarryd Hayne sentenced to five years and nine months imprisonment for sexual assault — Sterling Law QLD

Treatment Authorities under the Mental Health Act 2016 (Qld) — Sterling Law QLD

What is a treatment authority?   A treatment authority is an order made by an authorised doctor for the treatment of a person with a mental illness without that person’s consent. A treatment authority order can authorise the involuntary detention of the person receiving treatment at a mental health facility, or community-based treatment. 

Treatment authorities in Queensland are made under the Mental Health Act 2016 (Qld)

Treatment Authorities under the Mental Health Act 2016 (Qld) — Sterling Law QLD

Claremont killer declines to appeal — Sterling Law QLD

Claremont killer Bradley Robert Edwards has not appealed against his convictions for two murders, nor his sentences. THE FACTS The murders On 27 January 1996, a secretary aged 18 named Sarah Spiers disappeared after leaving Club Bay View in Claremont and calling a taxi from a nearby phone booth. Her body was never found.On 9…

Claremont killer declines to appeal — Sterling Law QLD

Businesswoman Elaine Stead awarded $280,000 in defamation damages — Sterling Law QLD

Australian Financial Review columnist Joe Aston had in various articles described former Blue Sky Alternative Investments director Elaine Stead as a “feminist cretin” who “set fire to other people’s money”, with an investment in an “unviable enterprise”. The articles also alleged Dr Stead  had “recklessly destroyed the capital of business ventures” and she was a…

Businesswoman Elaine Stead awarded $280,000 in defamation damages — Sterling Law QLD

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