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Case Summary: R v S (2016)

A judge had been entitled to rule that evidence of amphetamine in a mother’s flat was relevant to whether she was reckless or indifferent to her child’s safety in a trial for cruelty to a child under 16.

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Bad Reputation: how can a claimant’s character affect damages for defamation? - Nathan Capone

In the recent Australian case of Benyon v Manthey QDC 252 the District Court of Queensland awarded damages for defamation to the claimant but held that owing to the claimant’s character and reputation the damage caused by the defamatory statement “ 733 more words