Recent Cases

Holland v Attorney General of NSW [2022] NSWCA 17 (24 February 2022) (Meagher, Payne and McCallum JJA)


CRIME — Appeal and review — Judicial review — Where Supreme Court refused to consider or otherwise deal with applicant’s third application for inquiry into convictions under Part 7 of the Crimes (Appeal and Review) Act 2001 (NSW) — Where decision-maker considered that the matters raised by the applicant had been dealt with in two prior unsuccessful applications — Whether decision was legally unreasonable — Whether medical evidence was considered — Whether new hypotheses had been “invented” by the judges who determined the previous applications