Doogue + George Criminal Law Articles

CT Scan of Someone With Mental Impairment
Defence of Mental Impairment In Victorian criminal law, there is a defence of mental impairment. This defence can be raised Read more
Person With Cognitive Impairment Going Through a Police Interview
Know Your Rights: Police Interviews for People with Cognitive Impairments People with cognitive impairments are vastly overrepresented in the criminal Read more
CLANT Conference
Work Hard, Conference Harder: My Sojourn to the Territory   I went to Darwin to attend the Criminal Lawyers Association Read more
Australia on a Map
Federal Government Overreach: Citizen-Stripping Powers The idea of a government exiling its citizens to a foreign land as punishment may Read more
Australian Aboriginal Flag
Time for Change: The Legacy of Veronica Nelson It has been 31 years since the final report and recommendation of Read more
Police van
“Grossly Offensive” Criminal Law is Exactly That The most obvious problem with the newly proposed offence of grossly offensive public Read more
Forfeiture Orders and Automatic Forfeiture Orders Under the Victorian Confiscation Act If your property is “tainted” by alleged criminal offending, Read more
Man and Lack of Intent
Lack of Intent Our clients frequently come to us with a similar conundrum – what happens if a crime is Read more
If you are suspected or about to be charged with certain criminal offences, police can apply to freeze your bank Read more
Johnny Depp Star
Guest post written by Bernadette Liparota, blog writer, Doogue + George Criminal Lawyers. For weeks the highly publicised defamation trial Read more