human rights

Prison

The Prison Experience for Clients and Their Families During COVID-19

Written by Ophelia Hollway, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers COVID-19 represents an unprecedented global phenomenon that is having an extensive impact on society at large. In Victoria, we feel constrained by governmental restrictions mandating that we remain at home...

Victoria Parliament legislation

The Rights of People Accused of a Crime are Especially Important in a Time of Crisis

Several temporary legislative measures responding to the coronavirus pandemic will be included in the COVID-19 Omnibus (Emergency Measures) Bill 2020 (Vic) which will be introduced into Parliament on Thursday 23rd April 2020. Sam Cooper delves into what these changes mean to the rights of people in the criminal justice system.