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

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

Sex Offences Sex Offender Register
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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‘Trust me, I’m a criminal defence lawyer’

‘Trust me, I’m a criminal defence lawyer’

Criminal Law
Written by Tyson Manicolo. Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. The alleged actions of a former criminal defence lawyer, dubbed...
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Royal Commissions – Latest developments

Royal Commissions – Latest developments

Criminal Law
Written by Andrew George. Partner, Doogue + George Criminal Defence Lawyers. Many law firms claim expertise. Our firm has represented clients at three...
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Varying a Family Violence Intervention Order in the Magistrates’ Court

Varying a Family Violence Intervention Order in the Magistrates’ Court

Family Violence
Written by Kate Da Costa, Senior Associate, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. Both a Protected Person and a Respondent can seek a variation...
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Being prepared for a bail application

Being prepared for a bail application

Criminal Law
Written by Tyson Manicolo, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. Understandably, a person’s first response when taken into custody by Police is to...
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10 Rules lawyers should follow in Court, which should be obvious, but apparently aren’t

10 Rules lawyers should follow in Court, which should be obvious, but apparently aren’t

Criminal Law
Written by Bill Doogue, Partner, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. I know there are many items I may have missed...
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Rebecca – A victim of the Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act

Rebecca – A victim of the Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act

Criminal Justice
Written by Isabelle Skaburskis, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. A recent report of the Victorian Ombudsman details the inhumane treatment of...
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Bail – The new Everest of criminal law

Bail – The new Everest of criminal law

Bail Criminal Law
Written by Tyson Manicolo, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. Earlier this year, the Victorian government introduced amendments to the Bail Act 1977...
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Sex offender travel ban a sweeping populist move

Sex offender travel ban a sweeping populist move

Sex Offences Sex Offender Register
Written by Jessica Clothier, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers A recent SBS investigation Australian paedophiles still trying to travel...
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The benefit of undergoing drug treatment before pleading guilty

The benefit of undergoing drug treatment before pleading guilty

Drugs Sentencing
Written by Tyson Manicolo, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. It is widely known that there is an alarming correlation between crime and...
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