crime

Victoria Police

Defund the Police

Defund the Police In 2017-18, in a knee-jerk reaction to an exceptional event, the Victorian Government overhauled the Bail Act. It was acknowledged at the time that the bail laws were already the most restrictive in Victoria, and the purpose...

Isabelle Skaburskis and Felicity Gerry

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...

Robot

Genesis of Robot Lawyers

Written by Bill Doogue. Partner, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. Robot Lawyers is live at  www.robot-lawyers.com.au The genesis of the robot lawyer concept was a legal practice management conference that Andrew George and I attended in Melbourne.  The conference was run by...

striking the balance

Striking the balance. Justice, rights and community safety forum

Written by Andrew George. Partner, Doogue + George Criminal Defence Lawyers. What do a former politician, a Dean of the Law School, and the Police Commissioner have in common with Australia’s best known victim’s advocate? Well apart from forming the panel at the...