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Opening the door on police’s duty of care

This article, ‘Opening the door on police’s duty of care’, by Yusur Al-Azzawi, first appeared in Precedent, the journal of the Australian Lawyers Alliance (ALA), issue 153, July/August 2019, pp22-6. It has been reproduced with the kind permission of both the author and the ALA.


Jennings v Police [2019] SASCF 93

In the Full Court decision, the appellant, Mr Jennings was successful in having a summary judgement against him quashed which had held his statement of claim for a negligence claim did not plead an arguable cause of action per rules 193 & 232 of the District Court Civil Rules 2006 (SA) (DCR).


MARKE v Victoria Police

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (‘VCAT’) has now corrected a discrepancy in the law which saw some complainants of police misconduct able to access documents about their complaint where others were barred.