Raising the Age of Criminal Responsibility

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  • 28 September 2020
Being criminal responsible for a crime is said to being able to distinguish between the right and wrongness of the crime. Adults for the most part are thought of as criminally responsible by th

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

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  • 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

Disclosure Obligations of Police/Prosecutors

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  • 22 September 2020
It is well known in the legal industry that a prosecutor in a criminal matter must disclose relevant documents to the accused person or his defence team. However, disclosure request from an acc

The ‘CSI Effect’ & Forensic Evidence

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  • 22 September 2020
People often assume especially juries that when there is forensic evidence available and an expert is testifying in a criminal trial regarding the forensic evidence the truth of what they are sayin

The injustice of expensive justice

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  • 01 July 2020
Legal Aid It is unfortunately a harsh reality that not everyone can afford a lawyer. The limitations of our system of justice become apparent when bodies such as Legal Aid, which are government

Criminal Appeals in NSW

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  • 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

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  • 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

Justice 4 Floyd

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  • 05 June 2020
Minnesota authorities have announced the upgraded charge against the police officer who knelt on unarmed Mr George Floyd. Previously the charge was third-degree murder, which was arguably less like

Why you need to know a good criminal lawyer

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  • 04 June 2020
Before explaining why someone experienced on your side can be invaluable when you are charged with any criminal offence, I’d like to ask you something. When watching the news, and you see a h

Should Off*nsive Language be Criminalised?

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  • 29 May 2020
Public order offences exist in jurisdictions such as Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom. These offences criminalise the use of swearing, offensive or abusive language in public places. In New
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