Hostile activities – Part 2

Written by Isabelle Skaburskis, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers I recently published a post that was critical of the…

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Shaken Baby Syndrome – Prosecutions on the rise.

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

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

With the Coalition Government being returned to power at the recent Federal Election, the push for a National Register of…

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

In 2016, the Working with Children Amendment Act 2016 amended Section 14 of the Working with Children Act 2005. Following…

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

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

Written by Sophie Parsons, In-House Counsel, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers The criminal justice system is in the midst of…

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‘The scope, adequacy and fairness of police investigation’ – Presented by Richard Edney

Written by Tyson Manicolo, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers It was that time of year again that all of…

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Contested family violence intervention orders and children

Written by Kate Da Costa, Senior Associate, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers Where there has been a marriage or partnership…

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Suspension of reporting obligations under the Sex Offenders Registration Act 2004 – What are the benefits?

Let’s make something clear at the outset… not all people on the Sex Offender Register are the same. As per…

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The role Victoria police play once a phone call is made about domestic violence

Written by Kate Da Costa, Senior Associate, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers What will the Police do when there is…

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ASIC prosecuting company directors

Written by Bill Doogue, Partner, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers It has become a loosely held secret around legal circles…

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Human trafficking victims who commit crimes – How defence lawyers can best represent them

Written by Isabelle Skaburskis, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. On Friday, 8 February, Felicity Gerry QC gave a talk…

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