Being prepared for a bail application

Being prepared for a bail application

Criminal Law
Written by Tyson Manicolo, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. Understandably, a person’s first response when taken into custody by Police is to...
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10 Rules lawyers should follow in Court, which should be obvious, but apparently aren’t

10 Rules lawyers should follow in Court, which should be obvious, but apparently aren’t

Criminal Law
Written by Bill Doogue, Partner, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. I know there are many items I may have missed...
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Rebecca – A victim of the Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act

Rebecca – A victim of the Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act

Criminal Justice
Written by Isabelle Skaburskis, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. A recent report of the Victorian Ombudsman details the inhumane treatment of...
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Bail – The new Everest of criminal law

Bail – The new Everest of criminal law

Bail Criminal Law
Written by Tyson Manicolo, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. Earlier this year, the Victorian government introduced amendments to the Bail Act 1977...
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Sex offender travel ban a sweeping populist move

Sex offender travel ban a sweeping populist move

Sex Offences Sex Offender Register
Written by Jessica Clothier, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers A recent SBS investigation Australian paedophiles still trying to travel...
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The benefit of undergoing drug treatment before pleading guilty

The benefit of undergoing drug treatment before pleading guilty

Drugs Sentencing
Written by Tyson Manicolo, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. It is widely known that there is an alarming correlation between crime and...
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Registered Sex Offender Overseas Travel Applications

Registered Sex Offender Overseas Travel Applications

Sex Offences Sex Offender Register
Written by Jessica Clothier, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. My elderly mother was unwell and I wanted to visit her. She lives...
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DNA and the Sex Offender Registry

DNA and the Sex Offender Registry

Criminal Law
Written by Bill Doogue, Partner, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. You have possibly heard in recent news about Victorian Police being granted powers...
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Sex Offender Registration Exemption Order

Sex Offender Registration Exemption Order

Criminal Law
Written by Josh Taaffe, Partner, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. Being on the register makes it near impossible to imagine...
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Victoria’s new standard sentencing scheme and sexual offences

Victoria’s new standard sentencing scheme and sexual offences

Criminal Law
Written by Bill Doogue, Partner, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. Sentencing decisions in Victoria will now be impacted by a...
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