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Bail or bust

Written by Bill Doogue. Partner, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. The issue of bail and night court is still running in the media since the tragic events unfolded in  Bourke Street where a number of people were killed. As someone involved...

Outrage and Indignation in Texts

Where public interest does not mean the public are interested.

Written by Bill Doogue. Partner, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. It happens quite often; the public rallies in unified indignation about some ostensible shortcoming of the justice system. It might be the sentence in a case, about which, they don’t know...

Chocolate With the Ban Sign

Queensland government bans chocolate, saffron, echinacea and beer

Copy of a Press Release in relation to new drug laws published by Melbourne Criminal Lawyers : Last week the QLD government passed the Criminal Law Amendment Bill 2012.  As a result, many harmless chemicals, foodstuffs and herbal medicines were inadvertently...

Shadows

What is the point of the Sex Offender Registry?

Written by Bill Doogue. Partner, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers Last week I attended a plea for a client who was charged with failing to notify the Sex Offender Registry that he had changed work places. Now, let’s rewind the...