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Navigating Victoria’s New “Non-Fatal Strangulation” Laws

The article Navigating Victoria’s New “Non-Fatal Strangulation” Laws is written by Kristina Kothrakis and Edward Kline-Marantelli of Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. Kristina Kothrakis is one of the Directors of Doogue + George. She is an accredited criminal law specialist...

Doxing

The article Doxing is written by Josh Harris and Cosette Schilling of Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. Josh is an Associate at Doogue + George based at our Melbourne office. He is experienced in indictable crimes such as sexual offences,...

Children Walking Towards Prison as One of the Factors That Prompted New Bail Legislation

Understanding the New Victorian Bail Legislation: Children

The article Understanding the New Victorian Bail Legislation: Children is written by Una Ebsworth and Cassandra Knight-Grull of Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. Una has been an Accredited Criminal Law Specialist since 2014 and is a Partner at Doogue +...

The Impact of the Human Rights Charter on Sex Offender Registration Act Suspension Applications

The Impact of the Human Rights Charter on Sex Offender Registration Act Suspension Applications In Victoria, significant parts of our legal system, including the making of legislation and the adjudicating of court matters, are guided by the Charter of Human...

Women on Remand – Bail Laws, Gender and Achieving Fair Outcomes

Women on Remand – Bail Laws, Gender and Achieving Fair Outcomes The Australian female prison population is growing at a much faster rate than the male prison population, and the proportion of First Nations women in custody is growing even...

Steroids – Can I Get on the Roids/Gear/Juice in Victoria?

Steroids – Can I Get on the Roids/Gear/Juice in Victoria? Steroid use is a topic that generates a lot of controversy and debate around the world. In this blog, we’ll explore the legality of steroid use in Victoria, what the...

Police Doing Roadside Drug Testing

What Drugs Do Victoria Police Test For? Your Guide to Roadside Drug Testing This Festival/Camping/Holiday Season

What Drugs Do Victoria Police Test For? Your Guide to Roadside Drug Testing This Festival/Camping/Holiday Season Christmas is here and for many Victorians that will mean they go on camping trips, away to festivals and on weekends away. If you...

Music Frestival Celebration

Festival Season, Sniffer Dogs and Searches – Your Guide to Dealing With Police at a Festival

Festival Season, Sniffer Dogs and Searches – Your Guide to Dealing With Police at a Festival Music festival season is here and many thousands of Victorians are looking forward to finally getting out their eskies, tents, blow up mattresses and...