Electric scooters are becoming an increasingly popular form of transport, but there is a confusing mosaic of laws that regulate their use across Australia. So, when accidents happen – who should be held legally liable?
People out of time to seek taxation in Victoria customarily file and serve a summons for taxation in the Costs Court, within the Trial Division of the Supreme Court of Victoria. A Judicial Registrar of that Court then refers the exension of time question to the Practice Court, again within
Considering the UK’s rich history of literature, it may be somewhat surprising to know that there was very little case law discussing whether copyright might subsist in a fictional character. However, on 8 June 2022, the UK courts finally tackled whether a fictional character can be protected under copyright
Queensland has introduced laws to crack down on ‘claim farming’, a practice where members of the public are contacted and encouraged to make compensation claims. And a new study has found ‘inconsistencies’ in the way courts consider the possible impact of media coverage on sentencing decisions.
AER Video Case note outlining the recent Federal Court decision of Moshinsky J in AER v Origin Energy Electricity Ltd  FCA802, including a discussion of the numerous strange omissions from the penalty judgment and an analysis of whether a penalty equivalent to 0.12% of Origin’s annual turnover is likely
The small Pacific island nation of Vanuatu is behind a campaign to raise the issue of climate change before the International Court of Justice. And how should culturally sensitive historical photographs be handled? A leading US university is sued for allegedly causing emotional distress.
An in-depth look at Victoria’s law to ban the public display of the Nazi swastika amid calls for the Federal Government to legislate a national ban on the symbol. And the case of a West Australian man who spent more than a decade in prison for a crime he