Victorian law

COVID-19 and Bail Applications in Victoria

The article COVID-19 and Bail Applications in Victoria is written by Sophie Parsons, Senior Associate, In-House Counsel, Accredited Criminal Law Specialist, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers In the current situation, it is vital for anyone that is in remand or arrested, that...

Prison

Presumption against bail

Written by Bill Doogue. Partner, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. Increasingly, I am left shaking my head at law and order in Victoria. The similarity to the Trump presidency is frightening in its capacity to strike a blow every few days...

No Body No Parole

Dodgy criminal justice policies – No body no parole

Dodgy Criminal Justice Policies Volume 1- No Body No Parole
In this episode of Doogue + George Presents Dodgy Criminal Justice Policies, we look at the flawed, illogical and ill-conceived no body, no parole legislation that the Victorian government proposes to introduce.

Sentencing Book

Baseline offences – Adding up the difference between median and baseline

Written by Bill Doogue.Partner, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. There has been some struggle to get to the essence of what will happen with baseline offences, since the introduction of the amended Sentencing Amendment (Baseline Sentences) Bill 2014 in April last year....