Case Summary: Colley

Client Instructions and the Defence Case at Trial Colley v. The State of Western Australia [2015] WASCA 79 In its latest judgment addressing the issue of an alleged miscarriage of justice due to the conduct of counsel at trial, the Court of Appeal had cause to examine the scope of the rule that a party More…

Case Summary: Baldini

Client Instructions and the Defence Case at Trial The State of Western Australia v. Baldini [2015] WASCA 39 In its latest judgment addressing the imposition of suspended terms of imprisonment for drug offences committed by young offenders, the Court of Appeal has again made clear that only in the most exceptional of cases can anything other More…