Judge Salvatore Vasta likened to ‘Queen of Hearts’ after wrongly jailing QLD man, court hears

By court reporter Jamelle Wells Posted 6h ago6 hours ago, updated 5h ago5 hours ago Judge Salvatore Vasta and the Commonwealth are being sued for $2 million.(Supplied) Share this article abc.net.au/news/judge-salvatore-vasta-sued-for-wrongly-jailing-qld-man/100676922 COPY LINKSHARE The Federal Court has heard a judge being personally sued for wrongly jailing a man who was then assaulted while imprisoned, had subjected him to “the […]

Woman fails to prove she was still a de facto spouse, loses right to $1.6m estate

A woman has lost her claim on the estate of a man she had not lived with for eight years, in a decision that has significance for de facto couples separated by ill health after a lengthy relationship. Kay Dibben Court reporter 2 min read March 21, 2021 – 11:54AM An elderly woman has failed to […]