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AGs should get chance to intervene in Judge Vasta lawsuit ASAP, judge says
Courts 2021-07-15 1:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has said he will be “quite unimpressed” with 11th hour bids to notify state Attorneys-General of constitutional disputes in a wrongful […]

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Adverse finding against Judge Vasta would face ‘inevitable’ challenge, court hears
Courts 2021-06-24 4:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge hearing a lawsuit against Federal Circuit Court Judge Salvatore Vasta over alleged wrongful imprisonment has heard that a finding putting the Commonwealth on […]

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Intellectual freedom a ‘foundational’ principle, sacked climate skeptic professor tells High Court
High Court 2021-06-23 11:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Sacked climate skeptic professor Peter Ridd brought his case challenging his dismissal by James Cook University to the High Court on Wednesday, with a lawyer […]

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Judge Salvatore Vasta accused of abuse of power in second lawsuit by jailed litigant
Courts 2021-05-05 2:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

The owner of a Cairns tour company sentenced to 12 months’ jail for contempt of court by Federal Circuit Court judge Salvatore Vasta is seeking […]

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Tucker Cowen hit with unfair dismissal lawsuit by senior counsel
Employment 2020-11-25 2:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

Brisbane-based law firm Tucker Cowen and three of its principals are facing an unfair dismissal case by a former special counsel who exited the firm […]

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James Cook University wins appeal of $1.2M judgment for sacked climate-skeptic professor
Appeals 2020-07-22 11:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has sided with James Cook University in its appeal of a ruling awarding $1.2 million to sacked climate skeptic professor Peter Ridd, […]

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Judge was wrong to find breach worker didn’t allege, court hears
Employment 2020-05-21 9:19 pm By Christine Caulfield

Heiko Constructions has won approval to appeal a ruling from Federal Circuit Court Judge Salvatore Vasta that found the company committed a breach of the […]

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Latest suit claims Macquarie owes $4.8M in underpayments
Employment 2019-11-12 4:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Macquarie Bank has been hit with another lawsuit by former financial advisers who claim the bank underpaid them to the tune of $4.8 million by […]

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James Cook University appeals $1.2M judgment for sacking climate skeptic
Appeals 2019-09-20 11:09 am By Miklos Bolza

James Cook University has followed through on its promise to appeal a $1.2 million judgment awarded against it for the unfair dismissal of physics professor […]

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James Cook University hit with $1.2M judgment for sacking climate skeptic
Employment 2019-09-06 9:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has ordered James Cook University to pay over $1.2 million to a controversial climate change professor who was sacked in a manner the […]

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