COVID-19 and the courts: How are courts responding to COVID-19 in their decisions?

Written by Tyson Manicolo, Associate, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers The outbreak of COVID-19 (‘coronavirus’) has radically changed our lifestyle…

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Defending against child porn charges in Victoria

Written by Andrew George, Director, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers Offences relating to child abuse material (“child pornography”) are some…

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Why it’s best to get a specialist lawyer for sex offences

Written by Kristina Kothrakis, Partner, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers Being accused of rape or sexual assault is a distressing…

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Can sniffer dogs smell LSD? Your Victorian drug detection dog questions, answered

Written by Jack Parsons, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers It is increasingly common to see drug detection dogs (also…

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Will I lose my license? Your Victorian drug driving questions, answered

Written by Dee Giannopoulos, Senior Associate, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers Receiving a drug-driving charge can be a devastation experience.…

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Got charged for the first time? Don’t go it alone.

Written by Hester Kelly, Associate, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers A person’s first interaction with the criminal justice system can…

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Rehabilitating young offenders or investment into criminality?

Written by Mahnoor Sikandar, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers I have countless memories of going down to the cells…

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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

Written by Bill Doogue, Director, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers In 2016, the Working with Children Amendment Act 2016 amended…

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