2020 Judgment Summaries

November

12 November 2020

For judgment:

Calidad Pty Ltd & Ors v Seiko Epson Corporation & Anor [2020] HCA 41 (PDF) (RTF

4 November 2020

For judgment:

GBF v The Queen [2020] HCA 40 (PDF) (RTF)

Deguisa & Anor v Lynn & Ors [2020] HCA 39 (PDF) (RTF)

October

14 October 2020

For judgment:

AUS17 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection & Anor [2020] HCA 37 (PDF) (RTF)

The Queen v Abdirahman-Kalif [2020] HCA 36 (PDF) (RTF)

Hsiao v Fazarri [2020] HCA 35 (PDF) (RTF)

ABT17 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection & Anor [2020] HCA 34 (PDF) (RTF)

7 October 2020

For judgment:

Northern Land Council & Anor v Quall & Anor [2020] HCA 33 (PDF) (RTF)

September

9 September 2020

For judgment:

Applicant S270/2019 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection [2020] HCA 32 (PDF) (RTF)

Private R v Cowen & Anor [2020] HCA 31 (PDF) (RTF)

August

13 August 2020

For judgment:

Mondelez Australia Pty Ltd v AMQU & Ors; Minister for Jobs and Industrial Relations v AMWU & Ors [2020] HCA 29 (PDF) (RTF)

State of Queensland v The Estate of the Late Jennifer Leanne Masson [2020] HCA 28 (PDF) (RTF)

5 August 2020

For judgment:

Berry & Anor v CCL Secure Pty Ltd [2020] HCA 27 (PDF) (RTF)

Lewis v The Australian Capital Territory [2020] HCA 26 (PDF) (RTF)

June

30 June 2020

For judgment:

Minister for Immigration and Border Protection v CED16 & Anor [2020] HCA 24 (PDF) (RTF)

Nguyen v The Queen [2020] HCA 23 (PDF) (RTF)

3 June 2020

For judgment:

Binsaris v Northern Territory of Australia; Webster v Northern Territory of Australia; O’Shea v Northern Territory of Australia; Austral v Northern Territory of Australia [2020] HCA 22 (PDF) (RTF)

Delivery of reasons:

Cumberland v The Queen [2020] HCA 21 (PDF) (RTF)

May

29 May 2020

For judgment:

Pickett v The State of Western Australia; Mead v The State of Western Australia; Mead v The State of Western Australia; Anthony v The State of Western Australia; TSM (A Child) v The State of Western Australia [2020] HCA 20 (PDF) (RTF)

Hocking v Director-General of the National Archives of Australia [2020] HCA 19 (PDF) (RTF)

April

24 April 2020

For judgment:

Moore v Scenic Tours Pty Ltd [2020] HCA 17 (PDF) (RTF)

Commonwealth of Australia v Helicopter Resources Pty Ltd & Ors [2020] HCA 16 (PDF) (RTF)

Publication of reasons for judgment:

Coughlan v The Queen [2020] HCA 15 (PDF) (RTF)

15 April 2020

For judgment:

Smethurst & Anor v Commissioner of Police & Anor [2020] HCA 14 (PDF) (RTF

7 April 2020

For judgment: 

Pell v The Queen [2020] HCA 12 (PDF) (RTF)

March

18 March 2020

For judgment:

Swan v The Queen [2020] HCA 11 (PDF) (RTF)

Strbak v The Queen [2020] HCA 10 (PDF) (RTF)

State of Western Australia v Manado & Ors; State of Western Australia v Augustine & Ors; Commonwealth of Australia v Augustine & Ors; Commonwealth of Australia v Manado & Ors [2020] HCA 9 (PDF) (RTF)

The Queen v Guode [2020] HCA 8 (PDF) (RTF)

Commissioner of State Revenue v Rojoda Pty Ltd [2020] HCA 7 (PDF) (RTF)

For delivery of reasons:

KMC v Director of Public Prosecutions (SA) [2020] HCA 6 (PDF) (RTF)

11 March 2020

For judgment:

BHP Billiton Limited (Now Named as BHP Group Limited) v Commissioner of Taxation [2020] HCA 5 (PDF) (RTF)

Australian Securities and Investments Commission v King & Anor [2020] HCA 4 (PDF) (RTF)

February

11 February 2020

For judgment:

Love v Commonwealth of Australia; Thoms v Commonwealth of Australia [2020] HCA 3 (PDF) (RTF)

5 February 2020

For judgment:

Grech v The Queen; Kadir v The Queen [2020] HCA 1 (PDF) (RTF)

Comptroller-General of Customs v Pharm-A-Care Laboratories Pty Ltd [2020] HCA 2 (PDF) (RTF