Doogue + George Criminal Law Articles

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
How Sentencing Actually Works Versus How the Public Think Judges Get It Wrong Generally, the police or the Director of Read more
Citizen's Arrest
Citizen's Arrest: What is It? When is It Applicable? A citizen’s arrest can be made when a member of the Read more
Consent in Sex Matters What is consent in a Sexual Assault case? The definition is surprisingly complex. If a person Read more
Jury Displaying Reasonable Doubt
Beyond Reasonable Doubt and the Rush to Judgement In the past when our community was less secular and strong Christian Read more
Criminal Defences Book
The Difference Between Proving Someone is Innocent and Being Found Guilty ‘Beyond Reasonable Doubt’ There is a significant difference between Read more
Family Violence Evidence
Evidence in Family Violence Intervention Orders In criminal law proceedings, complex rules of evidence can be the cause of lengthy Read more
Committal Mention in Court
Committal Mentions – A Detailed Look at Procedure and Preparation If you have been charged with a more serious criminal Read more
Family Violence
The Basics of Going to Court for a Family Violence Intervention Order The current COVID-19 lockdown restrictions may be exposing Read more
Justice Scale and Gavel
The Victorian Legal System: How Does it Work? For the layperson, the court system is a complex web comprising the Read more