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...

Prison Wall

"Tough on crime" is failing

Written by Andrew George. Director, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. This afternoon I read a typically reflective and well argued opinion piece by Peter Nordon (Adjunct professor RMIT). He reflected on his experience in the Victorian criminal justice system for over 40...

Illustration About Prisoners and Smoking

Thank you for not smoking

Guest post written by Bernadette Liparota, content writer. In case you hadn’t heard, a smoking ban has been enforced across 13 Victorian prisons. I suppose the government thought they’d pop up a few well-placed signs, the so very identifiable red-circle-slash...