Articles matching Anti-Social Laws


Can a person get into trouble for having sex in a public place?

Filed under: Anti-Social Laws, Criminal Law

It’s possible that every person reading this article has heard of the expression, ‘sex sells’. Or if you aren’t aware of the idiom, you’ll probably be...

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.

Do we have the right to freedom of speech in Australia?

Filed under: Anti-Social Laws, Media Law, Constitutional Law

Some of us may presume that because we live in a liberal democracy like Australia, certain personal freedoms are a given – like free speech – and that...

Are the ‘f’ and ‘c’ words obscene? Obscenity and indecency laws in Australia

Filed under: Anti-Social Laws

What is obscene and indecent in Australian law?

Money Laundering Charges – Lawyers Sydney

Filed under: Anti-Social Laws, Criminal Law

Money laundering is a serious offence. If you are found guilty of this kind of offence, you will be facing a lengthy term of imprisonment.

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...

Offensive Language - Offensive Conduct - Criminal Lawyers

Filed under: Anti-Social Laws, Criminal Law

Offensive conduct and offensive language use are both summary offences. This means they are tried within Local Courts. Charges pertaining to the use of...

Malicious Damage of Property – Criminal Lawyers Sydney

Filed under: Anti-Social Laws, Criminal Law

In simple terms, malicious damage of property means that you intended to cause the damage to the property or intended to destroy it. Malicious damage of...

What behaviour does Australian law consider ‘offensive’?

Filed under: Anti-Social Laws

Offensive behaviour laws in Australia.

Peep and Pry Offences- Criminal Lawyers Sydney

Filed under: Anti-Social Laws, Sexual Offences, Criminal Law

Peeping and prying, commonly known as being a ‘Peeping Tom’ is a criminal offence in New South Wales.

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