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Dolly Everett: Teenage girl’s suicide leads to outpouring of emotion, calls for action on bullying

Dolly Everett: Teenage girl’s suicide leads to outpouring of emotion, calls for action on bullying

Criminal Law, Recent News

Dolly Everett: Teenage girl’s suicide leads to outpouring of emotion, calls for action on bullying By Isobel Roe Updated 22 minutes ago Media player: “Space” to play, “M” to mute, “left” and “right” to seek. VIDEO: Amy ‘Dolly’ Everett’s family released this video montage as a tribute to their daughter (ABC News) RELATED STORY: Cyber-bullying campaign launched after suicide of […]

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Unauthorised youth arrests, police overcharging, school arrests – Is this the answer?

Unauthorised youth arrests, police overcharging, school arrests – Is this the answer?

Criminal Law, Recent News

NT royal commission: Legal group calls for immediate moratorium on child arrests By Jacqueline Breen Updated about 2 hours ago PHOTO: NAAJA believes police should stop arresting children. (ABC: Dijana Damjanovic) RELATED STORY: NT’s Don Dale youth detention centre should be closed, inquiry recommends RELATED STORY: ‘A stain on the NT’s reputation’: Chief Minister apologises for failing children RELATED STORY: Lack of […]

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Section 10 and fine for driving offences

Downing Centre Local Court

Our client was charged with driving on a suspended licence and driving while using a mobile phone. We argued that our client was experiencing significant financial and family pressure, with accumulated debt and a child on the way. The Magistrate took favour with our submissions, ordering a section 10 good behaviour bond for the first […]

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Indecent assault charges dismissed

Assault, Criminal Law, Recent Cases

Fairfield Local Court – Our client was a father of two charged with indecent assault following a complaint made by a salesperson visiting him at home. Confident of our client’s innocence, and in the absence of any independent evidence to the contrary, we maintained a plea of not guilty. At hearing, the complainant and witnesses […]

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Charges withdrawn and trial avoided after successful negotiation – Drug supply

Recent Cases

Our client was a young woman from Sydney charged with Supply Prohibited Drug after picking up some of her brother’s clothes to return to him. We negotiated vigorously with the prosecution up to the date of trial and persuaded them to withdraw the charge. Charges withdrawn and trial avoided after successful negotiation – Drug supply

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