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Vic: New laws to support body-worn cameras for police

Date: 08 Aug 2017, Filed under: Criminal Law

Victorian Attorney-General Martin Pakula announced that the State Government will introduce new laws in Parliament to ensure police officers can legally...

No Body, No Parole Laws due for debate

Date: 31 Jul 2017, Filed under: Criminal Law

Queensland Attorney-General and Justice Minister for Justice Yvette D'Ath announced that the State Government's 'No Body, No Parole' legislation will be...

Law Council welcomes safeguards over consistent post-sentence detention scheme

Date: 08 Aug 2016, Filed under: Criminal Law Matters, Criminal Law

The Law Council of Australia has welcomed the emphasis on maintaining safeguards in any nationally consistent post-sentence preventative detention scheme,...

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Assault with Intent to Commit a Sexual Offence: The Law in Victoria

Date: 22 Mar 2018, Filed under: Indecent and Sexual Assault, Sexual Offences, Criminal Law

Assault with Intent to Commit a Sexual Offence is a criminal charge in the state of Victoria. It may be filed against a person who assaulted another person...

Rape in Victoria: Law, Elements, Defences, and Sentencing

Date: 15 Mar 2018, Filed under: Indecent and Sexual Assault, Criminal Law

A rape charge is about having sex when the other person is not consenting. If you intentionally sexually penetrate another person without consent, you...

Wrongfully Convicted in the County Court of Victoria: What Are Your Options?

Date: 14 Mar 2018, Filed under: Criminal Law

It is estimated that at least 2% of prisoners in Australia have been wrongfully convicted. Unfortunately, the options available for the wrongfully convicted...


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