• This article raises the question of whether the Australian High Court rules only on matters of law or if they also examine the evidence.


  • This story has be titillating us for a long time here in Australia. I can’t imagine anybody except a lawyer who would disagree with the Hogh Court’s decision in this case.
    However, to answer Boblipton’s query, the High Court is capable of examining the evidence, but usually, by the time an appeal reaches it, the facts of a case are agreed upon by both parties, and only issues of law are involved.