Evidence

Expert Evidence

Expert Evidence

Expert Evidence The Honourable Peter Davis, QC, Justice of the Supreme Court in Queensland and Joshua Jones, a barrister at the Queensland Bar, gave an engaging seminar on expert evidence at the Australian Defence Lawyers Alliance (ADLA) recently. Expert evidence...

Evidence

Shaken Baby Syndrome – Prosecutions on the rise.

Controversy over Shaken Baby Syndrome and its diagnosis has continued to rage in courtrooms throughout the world over the past couple of decades.
Luke McMahon looks into evidence, defences and convictions in Victoria.

Table and Chair

No comment interviews

No comment interviews We were speaking among ourselves in the office recently about the types of police interviews that clients end up giving and how there seems to be some misunderstanding about what the options in an interview actually are. Defence lawyers...

Illustration of a Functioning Human Brain

Why do people confess to things they did not do? The interesting case of the police officer who could not stop confessing

When it comes to confessions, from a legal point of view, the key issue is their truthfulness and the related issue of people’s ability to recall their memories. According to the recent studies people regularly tend to confess to things...

Paul Higham

ADLA Conference 2015 speaker – Paul Higham, Victorian Bar – Commissions, enquiries and derivative use

ADLA Conference 2015 speaker – Paul Higham, Victorian Bar – Commissions, enquiries and derivative use His areas of expertise include criminal defence, corporate corruption and compliance, inquests and enquiries, professional tribunals and human rights.  He has practiced exclusively in the...

USB Cable

ADLA Conference 2015 speaker – Dr. Bradley Shatz Digital Forensics Expert – Digital data and criminal investigations

ADLA Conference 2015 speaker – Dr. Bradley Shatz Digital Forensics Expert – Digital data and criminal investigations Recent events, such as Edward Snowden’s divulging of the surveillance apparatuses being run by various governments, have increased our awareness of the great...