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

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

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?

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?

Written by Jessica Clothier, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers Let’s make something clear at the outset… not all people…

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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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Dutton’s proposed public sex offender register – Populist and just a bad idea

Written by Isabelle Skaburskis, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. The proposal by Peter Dutton, supported by the Prime Minister, to make…

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Varying a Family Violence Intervention Order in the Magistrates’ Court

Both a Protected Person and a Respondent can seek a variation of the conditions of an existing Family Violence Intervention…

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