Brisbane father of two claims $2m in damages after being jailed by judge during family law hearing

Man jailed for contempt of court is suing judge Salvatore Vasta for loss and damages after allegedly being traumatised in Queensland jails Judges are usually protected by judicial immunity, but a man suing Salvatore Vasta argues it doesn’t not apply due to his allegedly ‘outrageous’ conduct. Photograph: Queensland Cricket The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2021/may/05/brisbane-father-of-two-claims-2m-in-damages-after-being-jailed-by-judge-during-family-law-hearing   Australian Associated Press […]

Men breaching violence orders

The Australian  24/04/2021 EXCLUSIVE NICOLA BERKOVIC MACKENZIE SCOTT The extent of domestic violence order breaches across Australia has been revealed in previously unseen figures that show the majority of those convicted are let off with fines and community orders, prompting calls for urgent action after two horrific alleged murders in separate states. More than 35,000 […]