News: New Court matters include case about tragic radio hoax

This week, the High Court decided three criminal law cases, declined to proceed with a fourth following a full hearing, awarded additional costs to the victor in an earlier matter¬†and held two case management hearings: one, in the ongoing litigation about the Commonwealth’s powers to detain asylum seekers en route to Australia and another in a constitutional challenge to a NSW law revoking mining licences following a corruption inquiry.

As well, today, the High Court  granted special leave to appeal in three commercial investment matters and a regulatory dispute involving a very high profile tragedy. Continue reading