Opening the door on police’s duty of care


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Cruse v State of Victoria [2019] VSC 574 (27 August 2019)

Her Honour, Richards J, has awarded Robinson Gill client, Mr Ethan Cruse, $400,000 for the “abuse of power” he was subjected to on the evening of 18 April 2015 during a home raid carried out by specialists units of Victoria Police.


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).


Can secretly made audio or video recordings be used as evidence in Family Law proceedings?

In a recent South Australian case of Coulter & Coulter (No.2) [2019] FCCA 1290, the mother sought to introduce evidence of two video recordings she secretly made when the father attended changeover at her home, and two audio recordings that she made of private conversations between the children and the father.