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Threats to kill: How is it an offence?

Filed under: Murder, Criminal Law Matters

We’ve all probably uttered the words to the effect of wanting to ‘kill someone’, but of course we don’t actually mean we’d like to kill that person. However,...

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: 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.

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...

Self-defence law in Australia

Filed under: Assault & Battery, Court Appearances, Anti-Social Laws, Murder, Property

How does the defence of self-defence work in regards to assault and property protection in Australia. Find out the answers in this article.

Why don’t we have the right to free legal representation in Australia?

Filed under: Drug Offences, Assault & Battery, Apprehended Violence Orders, Drink Driving, Drug Driving, Anti-Social Laws, Murder, Sexual Offences, Criminal Law Matters, Criminal Law

Unlike the USA, there is no right to free legal representation in Australia. We must either pay a lawyer to represent us, qualify for assistance such...

Sydney Criminal Lawyers

Filed under: Drug Offences, Human Trafficking, Weapons, Assault & Battery, Robbery & Theft, Arson, Apprehended Violence Orders, Drink Driving, Speeding, Licence Appeals, Drug Driving, Traffic Matters, Victim Support, Witnesses and Victims, Court Appearances, Resisting Arrest, Anti-Social Laws, Indecent and Sexual Assault, Murder, Sexual Offences, Bail Applications, Criminal Law Matters, Fraud, Forgery, Terrorist Activities, Criminal Law, Drink Driving, Drug Driving, Speeding, Traffic Matters

Sydney Criminal Lawyers is one of the leading criminal law firms and practise criminal and driving cases exclusively. Specialising in criminal law means...

Murder

Filed under: Murder, Criminal Law

Maximum Penalty for Murder in Melbourne – How Serious is This Charge? Murder has a maximum penalty of life imprisonment. This may be imposed if the circumstances...

Infanticide

Filed under: Anti-Social Laws, Murder, Criminal Law Matters, Criminal Law

The Maximum Penalty for Infanticide in Melbourne – How Serious is This Charge? There is a maximum penalty of imprisonment for 5 years for anyone found...

Manslaughter

Filed under: Assault & Battery, Victim Support, Anti-Social Laws, Murder, Criminal Law Matters, Criminal Law

The Maximum Penalty for Manslaughter in Melbourne – How Serious is This Charge? A person convicted of Manslaughter may receive a maximum penalty of 20...

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