What cases are heard in the District Court Australia?

The District Court deals with serious criminal offences including serious assaults, sexual assaults, serious fraud and commercial theft, burglary and drug offences. The District Court also determines civil claims up to $750,000 and has unlimited jurisdiction in claims for damages for personal injury.

Where can I search for cases?

Finding Case Law

  • Searching Databases.
  • Westlaw.
  • Lexis Advance.
  • Bloomberg Law.

What are the 3 basic case types?

More specifically, federal courts hear criminal, civil, and bankruptcy cases. And once a case is decided, it can often be appealed.

What kind of court cases are there in Queensland?

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What does the district court deal with in Australia?

District Court The District Court deals with serious criminal offences such as rape, armed robbery and fraud. The court also hears appeals from cases decided in the Magistrates Court and disputes involving amounts between $150,000 and $750,000. Below are links to information about the District Court.

Where can I find court decisions in Queensland?

Where available, they are published on the Supreme Court Library Queensland website. Note: Not all court decisions are published.

Is the Queensland Court independent of the Queensland Department of Justice?

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