Police

Police Station

Police Interviews

Written by Amelia Ramsay, Associate, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers Regardless of how it happens, you have a right to ask to speak to a lawyer before a police interview proceeds. Interview Dos and Don’ts There are a number of...

Police questioning a couple at a rally

Hold Them Accountable

Written by Amelia Ramsay, Associate, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers Videoing Police It is hard to find the words to describe the footage of George Floyd. It is the same way I feel about the footage of the officers on...

Television

Resolving Conflict in the Age of Lawyer X

Written by Annamiek Van Loon, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers I don’t enjoy watching law related shows – they make our business seem easy, artificial and/or sexy. Lawyer 3838, which aired recently on Channel Nine, is no exception. But I found myself...

Table and Chair

The interview

By Bill Doogue. Partner, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers The interview is often the most crucial component of a criminal prosecution. The approach is consistent and typically, the match-up is disparate. In one corner you have a professional questioner pitted...