Doogue + George Criminal Law Articles

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Gender in the Justice System Dear reader, I would like to invite you to participate in a thought experiment. It Read more
Sentencing Book
Standard Sentences: What They Mean and How They are Applied The Standard Sentence Scheme was introduced in Victoria by the Read more
Victoria Police
Defund the Police In 2017-18, in a knee-jerk reaction to an exceptional event, the Victorian Government overhauled the Bail Act. Read more
Spent Conviction
Spent Convictions - Finally Here The Victorian parliament recently passed the Spent Convictions Bill 2021 (Vic) (‘the Spent Convictions Bill’). Read more
Parole - How Does It Work? Parole is a word that conjures up visions of freedom, hope for others and Read more
Police Investigation
Importance of Not Thinking That a Police Investigation is a Search for the Truth The conduct of Victoria Police is Read more
Not Every Allegation is True – Wrongful Convictions “Better that ten guilty persons escape than that one innocent suffer.”1 - Read more
Prisoner
Prisoners' Rights and Public Perception Liberty is one of the most basic of human rights, yet this is the first Read more
Police and Woman
Can You Stop Criminal Charges Before They Happen? “If I’m charged, I’ll lose everything.” Is there a clause in your Read more
Gavel
How Sentencing Actually Works Versus How the Public Think Judges Get It Wrong Generally, the police or the Director of Read more