Preethi’s Law – Expanding Domestic Violence Laws

  • 16 November 2020
Preethi’s Law  New changes may be coming soon to the current Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act in NSW. It is named after Ms Preethi Reddy, a young dentist who was murde

The Police ‘Brief of Evidence’

  • 10 November 2020
When a person is charged with a criminal offence, the police either post or hand the accused person with what is called a Court Attendance Notice (CAN) that includes a copy of the police Full Facts

Part 2 – Indigenous Australians & CJS – a snapshot of over-representation

  • 28 September 2020
Following on with part 1 of our post into the over-representation of Indigenous Australians in the Criminal Justice System (CJS) this post briefly delves into the Royal Commission into Aboriginal D

Part 1-Indigenous Australians & the CJS – a snapshot of over-representation

  • 24 September 2020
Statistical information regarding the population incarceration rates in Australia reveals that even though Indigenous Australians make up only approximately 1.9% of the Australia’s population

Do we still have a right to silence?

  • 17 September 2020
Most people imagine after watching American TV Crime shows that they have a universal right to remain silent and this right to remain silence will not be used against them. In America they cal

Man arrested in Northern Beaches for allegedly flashing an off-duty police officer

  • 22 July 2020
Around 6:45pm on the 12th of December 2019, an off-duty police probationary constable using a toilet in Sydney’s Central Train Station noticed a man staring at him through the crack in the do

Phone & Internet Use – Cybercrime

  • 21 July 2020
Be careful how you use your phone or social media, it may result in a Criminal Cybercrime offence We have become a society that relies heavily on our phones, emails, instant messages, Facebook,

Criminal Appeals in NSW

  • 30 June 2020
A fundamental component of a fair trial is the capacity to appeal the outcome. One reason why this is fundamental to justice is because even learned magistrates and judges can make errors. These ca

Recent counter terrorism raids across Sydney’s southwest

  • 22 June 2020
Five search warrants were executed in Sydney’s southwest last Friday morning resulting in the seizure of more than a dozen firearms and five hundred rounds of ammunition. Three young men aged

Increased reliance on the internet means increased capacity for harm, especially in the post COVID-19 era

  • 19 June 2020
As our reliance on the internet grows, from buying food, working from home, organising our finances to research for education, there are those who would use this technology towards criminal ends. E
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