The ‘profound shift’ under way in Australia’s family law courts

Sydney Morning Herald By Michaela Whitbourn August 19, 2020 — 12.00am Share Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size It is not often a court strongly discourages litigation, but the family courts in Australia are far from typical courts. The disputes are emotionally complex, protracted, and parents or children may be at grave risk. There […]

Salvatore Vasta: judge in the Peter Ridd case has had more than 20 verdicts overturned

Salvatore Vasta: judge in the Peter Ridd case has had more than 20 verdicts overturned https://www.theguardian.com/law/2020/jul/24/salvatore-vasta-judge-in-the-peter-ridd-case-has-had-more-than-20-verdicts-overturned?fbclid=IwAR2fL1d0_2XSMlFH_2W8j3aESDm6g69XRAMDEp4OH8BUJmYrbfFqGoq3DPI The federal circuit court judge has been found to have wrongly threatened family court parties with jail, and to have shown ‘open hostility’ to a witness Ben Smee  @BenSmee Fri 24 Jul 2020 03.30 AESTLast modified on Fri 24 Jul […]