DNA – The defence approach

DNA – The defence approach

Criminal Law Practise and Procedure
Guest blog post by John Desmond, barrister. The first item on the agenda for competent criminal defence lawyers faced with...
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Preliminary briefs and the full police brief

Preliminary briefs and the full police brief

Criminal Law Driving Offences
Written by Bill Doogue. Partner, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers Criminal Defence Lawyers are set to face new and incomprehensible...
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Double-jeopardy in jeopardy – New legislation to allow re-trial after acquittal

Double-jeopardy in jeopardy – New legislation to allow re-trial after acquittal

Criminal Law Doogue O'Brien George - Criminal Defence Lawyers
Written by Bill Doogue. Partner, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers New legislation is being introduced in Victoria to allow re-trial...
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Mandatory sentencing – Government should be brave enough to call it what it is

Mandatory sentencing – Government should be brave enough to call it what it is

Criminal Law Doogue O'Brien George - Criminal Defence Lawyers
Written by Bill Doogue. Partner, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers The Attorney General issued a press release today and “welcomed”...
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Publishing the Child Sex Offender Registry

Publishing the Child Sex Offender Registry

Sex Offences
Written by Bill Doogue. Partner, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers Legislation will be introduced to WA Parliament this week to...
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Proposal of marriage in court by barrister

Proposal of marriage in court by barrister

miscellaneous
There was a marriage proposal by a Barrister to the instructing Solcitor during a proceedings in the Melbourne County Court...
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The interview

The interview

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By Bill Doogue. Partner, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers The interview is often the most crucial component of a criminal...
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Refuse breath test offences – New Court of Appeal decisions and their impact on these cases.

Refuse breath test offences – New Court of Appeal decisions and their impact on these cases.

Criminal Law Doogue O'Brien George - Criminal Defence Lawyers Driving Offences
By Shaun Pascoe. Solicitor at Doogue + George Defence Lawyers We quite frequently and commonly deal with drink driving cases...
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We are looking for a criminal defence lawyer

We are looking for a criminal defence lawyer

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We are looking for a criminal defence lawyer two years plus for our Broadmeadows Office. At the Coal face at...
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Sexual penetration of, indecent act with or indecent act in the presence  of a child under 16 – Is consent a mitigating factor? The Law says…

Sexual penetration of, indecent act with or indecent act in the presence of a child under 16 – Is consent a mitigating factor? The Law says…

Criminal Law Sex Offences
It has often been a submission in the County Court that if a person under 16 consented to a sexual...
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