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Hostile activities – Part 2

Written by Isabelle Skaburskis, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers I recently published a post that was critical of the Court of Appeal’s 2018 decision in the case of Dacre & Ors v R.1 That judgment established a problematic construction...

Boat

Hostile activities – Part 1

Written by Isabelle Skaburskis, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers Criminal law gives the government power to take away people’s liberty. It is also meant to curb and constrain this power. The power to detain in a liberal society is...

Court of Appeal Entrance

It’s never too late to say sorry

Written by Bill Doogue. Partner, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. As we know three Federal Government Ministers are awaiting a decision on a referral to face charges of contempt. The Ministers – Greg Hunt, Alan Tudge and Michael Sukkar – refused...