Articles matching Assault & Battery


Assault Lawyers Parramatta -Expert Lawyers in Assault Law

Filed under: Assault & Battery, Criminal Law

Assault charges are a extremely serious offence, if you have been charged with assault, you need to contact our Parramatta Assault Defence Lawyers at George...

Criminal law: ‘mens rea’ and the guilty mind

Filed under: Court Appearances, Anti-Social Laws, Indecent and Sexual Assault, Murder, Sexual Offences, Drug Offences, Weapons, Assault & Battery, Robbery & Theft, Arson

It’s probably not too controversial of a statement to make; that the law is filled with many confusing terms and that’s not even including Latin – which...

A general look at assault laws in Australia

Filed under: Assault & Battery

The issue of assault has received wide media attention of late and although ‘assault’ may be seen as a catchall term relating to the offence, there are...

The law relating to assault occasioning actual bodily harm

Filed under: Assault & Battery, Criminal Law

Assault occasioning (actual) bodily harm is an offence in all Australian jurisdictions. There are a number of elements associated with the offence which...

Common Assault – Lawyers Sydney

Filed under: Assault & Battery, Criminal Law

Common Assault charges are an extremely serious offence. If you have been charged with common assault, you need to contact the criminal lawyers at George...

Everything You Need To Know About Assault

Filed under: Assault & Battery, Criminal Law

Assault is classed as an offence against the person and ranges from common assault, assault causing bodily harm, assault with intent, serious assault,...

How is boxing legal in Australia?

Filed under: Assault & Battery, Criminal Law

Has anyone ever wondered how sports where the purpose of the activity is to cause harm to another, yet, not fall foul of criminal laws such as assault?...

Settling legal disputes by battle: A brief history of duelling

Filed under: Murder, Assault & Battery, Criminal Law

We can admit that it gets tiresome writing about the law sometimes and like other employees elsewhere, we here at FindLaw would also like the occasional...

Can intoxication from alcohol or drugs be used as a defence to a crime?

Filed under: Court Appearances, Anti-Social Laws, Indecent and Sexual Assault, Murder, Sexual Offences, Drug Offences, Weapons, Assault & Battery, Robbery & Theft, Drink Driving, Criminal Law Matters

Can being intoxicated or drunk be used as a defence for criminal matters? Find out here.

Double jeopardy: Can a person be punished twice for the same offence in Australia?

Filed under: Court Appearances, Anti-Social Laws, Indecent and Sexual Assault, Murder, Sexual Offences, Drug Offences, Assault & Battery, Robbery & Theft, Drink Driving, Witnesses and Victims

It’s perhaps somewhat surprising when you think about how much of the law filters through via popular media and is particularly noticeable when it comes...

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