Articles matching Anti-Social Laws


What is cybersex trafficking?

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

The term ‘cybersex trafficking’ is a relatively new term and offence. Technological advancements have given rise to a number of new types of criminal offences....

Is ignorance of the law a defence in relation to criminal law matters?

Filed under: Anti-Social Laws, Criminal Law

Anyone who has made even a cursory attempt at reading any piece of statute will quickly come to the realisation that there are a lot of laws out there...

Prostitution laws in Australia

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

Often referred to as the “world’s oldest profession”, prostitution conjures up many images for different people. However, we here at FindLaw aren’t interested...

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: Drug Offences, Weapons, Assault & Battery, Robbery & Theft, Drink Driving, Court Appearances, Anti-Social Laws, Indecent and Sexual Assault, Murder, Sexual Offences, 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, Drink Driving, Drug Offences, Assault & Battery, Robbery & Theft, Murder, Anti-Social Laws, Indecent and Sexual Assault, Sexual Offences, 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...

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