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To segregate or not to segregate, that is the question - O’Connor v GEO Group Australia Pty Ltd [2019] NSW 202

Australia - March 12 2019 On 23 May 2012, the plaintiff, an inmate at Parklea Correctional Centre, was viciously assaulted by other inmates in his cell, resulting in the…

Ibrahimi v Commonwealth of Australia [2018] NSWCA 321

Australia - January 17 2019 On 19 December 2018 the Court of Appeal, comprised of Meagher JA, Payne JA and Simpson AJA, delivered judgment dismissing an appeal, and in so doing…

Battery, intention and personal injury - Fede v Gray by his tutor New South Wales Trustee and Guardian [2018] NSWCA 316

Australia - December 19 2018 On 8 September 2014, the applicant police officer Sergeant Fede, came across the respondent acting strangely. The appellant decided to apprehend the…

Damages for misfeasance in public office: Nyoni v Shire of Kellerberrin

Australia - November 15 2018 The tort of misfeasance in public office (misfeasance) is not commonly litigated. When defending a claim of misfeasance, how should a government…

Law enforcement agencies and the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998

Australia - July 26 2018 Law enforcement agencies (including NSW Police and Corrective Services NSW) have an obligation to protect personal information under the Privacy and…