Bill Potts Comments To The Gold Coast Bulletin

District Court Under Distress

Southport District Court judges cleared a whopping 448 criminal cases in 2011-12 but still have 192 matters outstanding, a scenario which plagues the justice system across the state, according to a report.

In the 2011-12 District Courts of Queensland annual report, Chief Judge Patricia Wolfe revealed the system was under significant stress due to a lack of judges and funding. Continue reading Bill Potts Comments To The Gold Coast Bulletin

Bill Potts Comments To The Gold Coast Bulletin Regarding Cyber-bullying

Lawyers Support “Troll” Ban

Lawyers have backed Southport High School’s move to suspend students who abuse and bully classmates on social networking sites.

Prominent Queensland lawyer Bill Potts, director of Potts Lawyers, said there were clear limitation to the “freedom of speech” argument. Continue reading Bill Potts Comments To The Gold Coast Bulletin Regarding Cyber-bullying