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Criminal justice

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...

Bourke St, bail and blame

Written by Bill Doogue. Partner, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. Last Friday, a terrible incident occurred in our city and like everyone else who heard and saw it all unfold, it is hard to be unmoved by the tragic event. As...

Weekend court – Addressing the serious issues

Written by Andrew George. Partner, Doogue + George Criminal Defence Lawyers. Victoria’s criminal justice system has just experienced the first weekend of the pilot “Weekend Court”. Many of our readers would be aware that the Melbourne Magistrates Court is now sitting on a...