Justice Michael Adams has had a claytons win by instituting defamation proceedings against Fairfax Media and then withdrawing the matter 2 years later. From what I can tell there was no damages paid to Justice Michael Adams although there is what could only be regarded as a very weak apology and the alleged defamatory material is still on the internet. […]
James Ashby has won his appeal against the summary dismissal handed down by Justice Rares in the Peter Slipper sexual harassment case. But we won’t be seeing Justice Rares again in this matter as would be the norm as Rares has already done a runner. It will now be sent back to the federal court for […]
NSW Supreme Court judge Michael Adams is suing Fairfax Media and one of its most senior journalists, Jack Waterford of The Canberra Times, for defamation. It relates to comments made by Mr Waterford in an article that Michael Adams withheld evidence when he was a prosecutor in the 1995 trial of David Eastman who was found guilty of murdering […]
In an unprecedented move Justice Rares has slipped out the back door after handing down his judgement in the James Ashby v Peter Slipper matter and will not hear Peter Slipper’s costs claim against Ashby and his lawyer Michael Harmer. While this might seem minor sometimes it is the small things that can tell a […]
Justice Rares hands down judgement countersigned by AG Nicola Roxon in the Peter Slipper James Ashby matter
Justice Steven Rares has handed down a summary judgement accusing James Ashby of abuse of process, his application being politically motivated and using the proceedings to defame Federal MP Peter Slipper. This is hypocritical of Justice Rares to the extreme. Rares judgement is clearly politically motivated and he abuses his position as a judge to defame numerous people […]
AG Nicola Roxon gives instructions to her subordinate Justice Steven Rares in the Peter Slipper / James Ashby case
Attorney-General Nicola Roxon has been using the media to give instructions and try to influence Justice Steven Rares in the Peter Slipper / James Ashby matter currently before the court. While there has been plenty of media attention on the matter and some criticism of Nicola Roxon there has been no summary of Mrs Roxon’s clear and blatant interference […]
Peter Slipper strikes it lucky and lands corrupt federal court judge Steven Rares to hear his sexual harassment case.
Federal politician and parliament speaker Peter Slipper has stepped aside as speaker as there is a huge shadow over him as he is being sued for sexual harassment by his staff member James Ashby and the federal police are investigating him for alleged fraud of his expenses. The problem is that the judge hearing his […]
Federal Court Judge, Justice Steven Rares, handed down a jaw dropping judgement on the 1st February 2012 which has legalised copyright breaches by Optus. Justice Rares has form on the board for corrupt decisions. He should be in jail, not still sitting on the bench wasting tax payers money for his own benefit. Another case showing […]
How the Australian Federal Police and Federal Courts collude to sweep criminal conduct of judges under the carpet. Part one.
If you want to make a complaint of criminal conduct against a judge where do you go? Nowhere apparently or that is the only conclusion that you can come to based on correspondence from the Australian Federal Police and the courts. As the emails and document below show, if you go to the Federal Police they say […]