Wrongful Arrest and Wrongful Detention

Wrongful Arrest and Wrongful Detention Home  /  Suing the Police Case Studies  Nyman Gibson Miralis | 2016 Case Study: Wrongful Arrest and Wrongful Detention Case: SU v Commonwealth of Australia and anor; BS v Commonwealth of Australia and anor [2016] NSWSC 8 (3 February 2016) Keywords: Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, Australian Federal Police, Central Local Court,…

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Negligent Driving Causing Death / Grievous Bodily Harm

Offence provision It is an offence against section 117(1) of the Road Transport Act to drive a motor vehicle negligently. The seriousness of the offence and potential maximum penalty depend on whether the negligent driving harmed anyone.   What is negligent driving? Negligent driving occurs when you drive a motor vehicle with less care than…

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Criminal Appeals

There are different types of appeals: appealing against severity of the sentence – known as a severity appeal or sentence appeal; appealing against conviction or finding of guilt – known as a conviction appeal; and appealing against both conviction and severity – known as an all grounds appeal.

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