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Section 10 Dismissal

Section 10 Dismissal - What Is It?

Under the Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999 (NSW), the courts…
What Does a Suspended Sentence Mean in NSW?

What Does a Suspended Sentence Mean in NSW?

The main purpose of a suspended sentence is to highlight the…
Caught Out Having Sex in Public?

Caught Out Having Sex in Public?

Consensual sex in public isn't directly identified as a punishable…
Lie Detector Test – Can It Be Used as Evidence?

Lie Detector Test – Can It Be Used as Evidence?

While the use of a lie detector test (via a polygraph machine)…
Miranda Rights in Australia?

Miranda Rights in Australia?

Anyone who has watched a United States law TV show has heard…
Self-defence?

Self-Defence – Is it a Defence?

Anyone of us could find ourselves in a situation where we are…
Aggravated Assault

Aggravated Assault - Have You Been Charged?

You might think that aggravated assault would mean the same thing…
What is Entrapment?

What is Entrapment?

Entrapment is considered to be tricking or coercing someone into…
Criminal Conviction - What does it mean for you?

What Does a Criminal Conviction Mean for You?

In simple terms, a criminal conviction is when a court finds…