Recent Cases

The GEO Group Australia Pty Limited v O’Connor [2019] NSWCA 323 (24 December 2019) (Gleeson JA at [1]; White JA at [2]; Brereton JA at [108])


TORTS — negligence — liability — prison authority — where respondent victim of prison assault causing serious injury — where prison authority informed of threat — whether failure to segregate and arrange for transfer breach of duty of care — consideration of powers to order segregated custody under the Crimes (Administration of Sentences) Act 1999 (NSW)