10 October 2013
Antoniou, R (on the application of) v Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust & Ors  EWHC 3055 (Admin) (10 October 2013) Summary This decision of the England...
9 August 2013
Bare v Small  VSCA 204 (9 August 2013) Summary The Victorian Court of Appeal granted an application for a Protective Costs Order (PCO) brought by Mr Nassir Bare. Mr...
Right not to have home or privacy unlawfully or arbitrarily interfered with is not part of tribunal jurisdiction in eviction proceedings
4 June 2013
Commissioner for Social Housing in the ACT & Massey (Residential Tenancies)  ACAT 41 (4 June 2013) Summary The ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal (ACAT) has held that, when determining...
No right to an effective investigation of cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment under the Victorian Charter
25 March 2013
Bare v Small  VSC 129 (Unreported, 25 March 2013) Summary The Supreme Court of Victoria dismissed an application seeking judicial review of two decisions by the Office of Police...
Lack of access to adequate medical treatment for prisoners can be considered cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or torture
14 March 2013
Summary The European Court of Human Rights has reaffirmed the principle of international human rights law that prisoners should not be subjected to hardship or constraint other than that which...
19 February 2013
Summary The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights has found that where second-parent adoption is available for unmarried different-sex couples, the impossibility of second-parent adoption by same...
7 February 2013
Summary The Constitutional Court of South Africa held that excavation work in close proximity to the applicants’ homes was tantamount to eviction, and that section 26(3) of the Constitution protects...