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Melbourne's Jury Trial Specialists
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Written by Isabelle Skaburskis, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. The proposal by Peter Dutton, supported by the Prime Minister, to make a public registry for child sex offenders is yet another example of a policy of cruelty being deployed for the…
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The alleged actions of a former criminal defence lawyer, dubbed ‘Lawyer X’, has received much media attention recently. Unfortunately, this has caused some people who are not involved in the law to wonder whether or not the negative stereotypes associated…
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Written by Andrew George. Partner, Doogue + George Criminal Defence Lawyers. Many law firms claim expertise. Our firm has represented clients at three of the recent Commonwealth Royal Commissions – the Trade Unions Royal Commission, The Protection and…
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Both a Protected Person and a Respondent can seek a variation of the conditions of an existing Family Violence Intervention Order. This might be because the conditions have proved very difficult to live with, or if there has been a significant change in…
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Written by Tyson Manicolo, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. Understandably, a person’s first response when taken into custody by Police is to call their solicitor and jump straight into a bail application. However, sometimes it is more sensible…
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Written by Isabelle Skaburskis, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. A recent report of the Victorian Ombudsman details the inhumane treatment of a mentally impaired woman called ‘Rebecca’ in the criminal justice system, bringing to light the perverse…
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Written by Tyson Manicolo, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. Earlier this year, the Victorian government introduced amendments to the Bail Act 1977 (‘the Act’), following the tragic Bourke street incident in January 2017. These amendments have made…
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Australian prisoners to get computers in their cells with controlled access to internet #prisoners #prisonersrights #rehabilitation
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VIC to push for policy giving everyday Australians access to convicted sex offenders database #sexoffenders #childsexoffences #sexcrime
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