DPP v Johnson [2011] VSCA 288: 14,000 intervention orders a year, one quarter breached

In DPP v Johnson [2011] VSCA 288 the Director appealed a judge's sentence for offences of aggravated burglary, common law assault and contravention of an intervention order.Redlich JA [at 10]:The respondent, in breach of an Intervention Order, entered his former partner['s] house in the early hours of the morning of 14 November 2009 with two …

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Momcilovic: the Court, the Trafficker, the Lawyers and their Charter

I settled on this lengthy title, partly in a nod to The Cook, The Thief, His Wife and Her Lover, and partly to reflect to broad coverage of Momcilovic v The Queen [2011] HCA 34.To briefly remind you: Momcilovic dealt with the presumption of innocence in s 25(1) of the Charter of Human Rights and …

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Road Safety Act – missing, presumed read

Edit: I have received a reply, within 12 hours of my initial email:Thanks for picking that up.You're right, it hasn't been repealed. The data we got had 'authorised' prepended to the title, so it was put under 'A.'I've now restored it to its rightful place and fixed the titles on the pages. However, I note …

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