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Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice Visas

Criminal Justice Visas

Written by Kate Da Costa, Senior Associate, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers If you are in Australia on a temporary visa, such as a holiday, study or work visa, and you are suspected of having committed a criminal offence or...

Mandatory Child Sex Offence Laws

Mandatory Child Sex Offence Laws

Written by Sophie Parsons, Senior Associate, In-House Counsel, Accredited Criminal Law Specialist, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers The Federal parliament has introduced legislation addressing child sexual offending known as the Crimes Legislation Amendment (Sexual Crimes Against Children and Community Protection...

Righting wrongs

Righting wrongs

Written by Sophie Parsons, Senior Associate, In-House Counsel, Accredited Criminal Law Specialist, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers In this blog Sophie Parsons outlines the outcome of the recent High Court decision of Binsaris v Northern Territory and the renewed interest...

In defence of Blak life

In defence of Blak life

Written by Greer Boe, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers The worldwide outrage following the public killing of George Floyd’s in Minneapolis has demanded a well overdue conversation at home. It is overwhelming to see the outpour of solidarity from...

Hold Them Accountable

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...

Developments in Victorian Criminal Law Due to COVID-19 – Judge Alone Trials

Developments in Victorian Criminal Law Due to COVID-19 – Judge Alone Trials

Written by Sam Cooper, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers The COVID-19 pandemic has forced an already overburdened Victorian criminal justice system to delay hearings to accommodate public health imperatives. Perhaps the most noteworthy example of this was the March...