Leonard Clampett

Leonard Clampett ran a number of proposed constitutional arguments, but the main contention seems to be the section 115 currency argument which appears in many of his cases. He was also among the plaintiffs in Halliday v The Commonwealth of Australia [2000] FCA 950 which contested the Goods and Services Tax, and the New Tax … Continue reading Leonard Clampett

The Institute of Taxation Research and Wayne Levick

The Institute of Taxation Research was formed in 1998, promising that one could make any tax liability voluntary if they used their services. The strategy centered around the proposition that the taxation legislation is invalid, as the whole legal system has no basis in law and the constitution is invalid, so there is no basis in … Continue reading The Institute of Taxation Research and Wayne Levick

The Organized Pseudolegal Commercial Argument (OPCA) Litigant Case

Jonnette Watson Hamilton; "The Organized Pseudolegal Commercial Argument (OPCA) Litigant Case" A summary of Meads v. Meads 2012 ABQB 571 https://freemandelusion.files.wordpress.com/2020/11/the-organized-pseudolegal-commercial-argument-opca-litigant-case.pdf . http://ablawg.ca/2012/10/30/the-organized-pseudolegal-commercial-argument-opca-litigant-case/ https://freemandelusion.files.wordpress.com/2020/11/the-organized-pseudolegal-commercial-argument-opca-litigant-case.pdf

Bride v Shire of Katanning [2017] WASCA 59

In Shire of Katanning v Bride [No 2] [2016] WASC 314 an order was made under the Vexatious Proceedings Restriction Act 2002 (WA), that: "The first and second defendants, either personally or in a representative capacity, are hereby prohibited from instituting any action, proceeding, appeal, counterclaim or other application in any Court of the State Western … Continue reading Bride v Shire of Katanning [2017] WASCA 59

Patrick Cusack

Patrick Cusack ran a variety of arguments based in the validity of the currency and also reliance on imperial enactments. In Cusack, Patrick Leo v Australian Electoral Commissioner [1984] FCA 400 1 the applicant sought review of decision not to accept the applicant's nomination for the House of Representatives Election unless it was accompanied by deposit … Continue reading Patrick Cusack

A new approach to vexatious litigation: Prevention through early intervention by the Registrar

Sterling Law; "A new approach to vexatious litigation: Prevention through early intervention by the Registrar" This paper discusses and analyses vexatious litigants in Queensland and the laws that apply to vexatious proceedings. It involves interviews with some declared vexatious litigants. This paper advocates for a greater involvement by the Registrar when deciding whether to accept … Continue reading A new approach to vexatious litigation: Prevention through early intervention by the Registrar

Vexatious litigants and unusually persistent complainants and petitioners: from querulous paranoia to querulous behaviour

Mullen, P. E.; Lester, G; "Vexatious litigants and unusually persistent complainants and petitioners: from querulous paranoia to querulous behaviour" In the legal profession and courts, a querulant (from the Latin querulus – “complaining”) is a person who obsessively feels wronged, particularly about minor causes of action. In particular the term is used for those who … Continue reading Vexatious litigants and unusually persistent complainants and petitioners: from querulous paranoia to querulous behaviour

Alan Skyring

Allan Skyring ran the section 115 currency argument persistently for many years. He raised the argument again in 2013, defending a speeding fine. After it was rejected by Magistrate Springer in the Brisbane Magistrates Court, Skyring also applied for a judicial review in Re Skyring [2013] QSC 197 1 on the grounds that there was … Continue reading Alan Skyring

David Walter

In Legal Services Commissioner v Walter [2011] QSC 132 1 the Legal Services Commissioner applied pursuant to s 703 of the Legal Profession Act 2007 (Qld) for an injunction to restrain David John Walter from engaging in legal practice in the State of Queensland when not an Australian legal practitioner, after the respondent had repeatedly sought, in many … Continue reading David Walter

Peter Gargan

Vexatious litigant Peter Alexander Gargan is still very active in the OPCA community, advising Rod Culleton in his matters before the courts, as well as recently travelling to the UK on his behalf attempting to bring a case before the Privy Council. In Official Trustee in Bankruptcy v Gargan (No 2) [2009] FCA 398  Mr Con … Continue reading Peter Gargan

Wayne Glew

Wayne Kenneth Glew 1 has an extensive OPCA and constitutional litigation history.  In fact, the decisions made in Wayne's cases are relied upon, whenever similar contentions are brought before courts today, and in many cases they have become precedent in the particular point of law. Here is a brief summary of cases past:  Glew & … Continue reading Wayne Glew

John Wilson

73-year-old John Wilson 1 does not look like your stereotypical terrorist. Hunched and with the remains of his white hair flying from the sides of his head, the former dentist is a regular fixture outside NSW courts. Spouting his hyperbole about being a Sovereign Citizen, he appears to be a harmless eccentric. But to NSW … Continue reading John Wilson

Vexatious litigation

Extract from Kosteska v Magistrate Manthey & Anor [2013] QCA 105: 1 "This is not the first case in which Ms Kosteska‟s argument has been advanced. It, and others like it, have wasted the time of the courts and opposing litigants, together with taxpayers‟ money for some time. This is not a peculiarly Australian problem. Similar … Continue reading Vexatious litigation