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Notable Criminal Law Cases?

Discussion in 'Australian Law School Homework Questions' started by Toqual, 29 October 2014.

  1. Toqual

    Toqual Well-Known Member

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    Hi all,

    I am enquiring if anyone can list some interesting and renown caselaw judgements that would be worth a read.

    Cheers
     
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  2. Sophea

    Sophea Well-Known Member

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    I don't know if its your thing, but Sidhu v Van Dyke [2014] HCA 19 has a great 'soapy' plot! Its like the old school cases we had to read in Equity. (And it has a good consideration of law of Estoppel)
     
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  3. Tim W

    Tim W Lawyer

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    Have a read of R v Gordon Wood, and the subsequent appeal.
    And then the sentencing proceedings in R v Simon Gittany.
    I don't know if they are notable, but they are certainly notorious.
     
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  4. Toqual

    Toqual Well-Known Member

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    Interesting!
     
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