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Criminal Justice

Protesting – Know where you stand

Written by Hester Kelly, Associate, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers You might have recently seen in the media a lot of coverage about nationwide and worldwide protests about climate change – or you may have even been at one, happily...

Eroding judicial independence

Written by Tyson Manicolo, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers The Constitution of Australia establishes three arms of Federal and State government: The Executive, The Legislature, and The Judiciary. The three arms of government create a system of checks and...

Working With Children – How the 2016 legislative changes fly in the face of the presumption of innocence

Written by Bill Doogue, Director, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers In 2016, the Working with Children Amendment Act 2016 amended Section 14 of the Working with Children Act 2005. Following the changes, if a person applies for a Working With...

Are you at risk of losing your security licence because you have been charged by police with a criminal offence?

Written by Tyson Manicolo, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers If you are employed in the security industry and have been charged by Police with a criminal offence, you are at risk of having your security licence (‘Licence’) interfered with...

Human trafficking victims who commit crimes – How defence lawyers can best represent them

Written by Isabelle Skaburskis, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. On Friday, 8 February, Felicity Gerry QC gave a talk at Doogue + George about how defence lawyers can best represent the interests of clients charged with criminal offences who...