Hostile activities – Part 1

Hostile activities – Part 1

Criminal Justice Criminal Law Sentencing
Written by Isabelle Skaburskis, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers Criminal law gives the government power to take away people’s...
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Using sport to rehabilitate young offenders

Using sport to rehabilitate young offenders

Criminal Justice Rehabilitation
Written by Tyson Manicolo, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers Like every other AFL loving Melbournian, I spent this glorious...
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Eroding judicial independence

Eroding judicial independence

Criminal Justice Sentencing
Written by Tyson Manicolo, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers The Constitution of Australia establishes three arms of Federal and...
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Shaken Baby Syndrome – Prosecutions on the rise.

Shaken Baby Syndrome – Prosecutions on the rise.

Criminal Law Evidence Murder
Controversy over Shaken Baby Syndrome and its diagnosis has continued to rage in courtrooms throughout the world over the past couple of decades. Luke McMahon looks into evidence, defences and convictions in Victoria.
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Victory has many fathers, defeat has none

Victory has many fathers, defeat has none

Criminal Justice Legislation
It is great to see the progress and that a committee has been formed to consider legislation on spent convictions. It is long overdue and something Doogue + George applaud and have been advocating about for many years.
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As the push for a public sex offender register presses on, the pursuit of reason is lost

As the push for a public sex offender register presses on, the pursuit of reason is lost

Criminal Law Sex Offender Register
Written by Brent Casey, Senior Associate, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers With the Coalition Government being returned to power at the recent Federal...
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Working With Children – How the 2016 legislative changes fly in the face of the presumption of innocence

Working With Children – How the 2016 legislative changes fly in the face of the presumption of innocence

Criminal Justice Criminal Law
Written by Jessica Clothier, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers In 2016, the Working with Children Amendment Act 2016 amended...
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Are you at risk of losing your security licence because you have been charged by police with a criminal offence?

Are you at risk of losing your security licence because you have been charged by police with a criminal offence?

Criminal Justice Criminal Law
Written by Tyson Manicolo, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers If you are employed in the security industry and have...
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The VLRC review of contested committals

The VLRC review of contested committals

Criminal Justice Criminal Law Criminal Trial
Written by Sophie Parsons, In-House Counsel, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers The criminal justice system is in the midst of...
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Criminalising social media – A double standard

Criminalising social media – A double standard

Criminal Justice Criminal Law Legislation
Written by Tyson Manicolo, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers The Federal government is planning to introduce legislation which will...
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