Mother ‘Not Guilty’ of Poisoning Daughter with Urine and Laxatives

By Sahar Adatia and Jimmy Singh.   Imagine being poisoned by your very own parent. It seems the inconceivable, and frightening at best, but in this strange world that we live in, cases are unearthing in which parents, rather than nurturing their children, have been discovered allegedly administering poisonous substances to them instead. Last week, ...continue reading

Elderly Man Tortured with Taser & Drill in Murray Bridge Aggravated Kidnapping Ordeal

By Sahar Adatia and Jimmy Singh.   It is reported that an elderly man was bound, kidnapped and tortured with a taser and drill by two men in a gruesome incident at Murray Bridge in the south-east of South Australia. According to South Australia Police, in the early hours of 29 February 2020, the elderly ...continue reading

Is it a Crime to Throw Rocks at Vehicles in NSW?

By Sahar Adatia and Jimmy Singh.   In recent years, there have been an increasing number of cases emerging involving rocks being hurled at vehicles from overpasses all around Australia. For motorists, this has become a significant safety matter, particularly because large, hard objects such as rocks not only have the ability to damage vehicles, ...continue reading

What are the Rules Around NSW Police Strip Searching a Person?

241,000 is the number that has been given to NSW Police Officers, representing the quota for conducting personal searches, including strip searches on people for the 2019 financial year. In fact, in 2019, NSW Police failed to meet its quota  by just under 2000 searches. NSW Greens managed to obtained the shocking revelation through the ...continue reading

What is a Criminal Lawyers’ Role?

  Criminal lawyers represent people from all walks of life. Unfortunately, movies and TV shows have portrayed criminal lawyers in a bad light, prompting members of the public asking the question criminal lawyers get asked too often, “but how can you defend a criminal?”, or “how can you defend a guilty person?”. Too often we ...continue reading

Grievous Bodily Harm Penalties, Defences and Charges in NSW

  It is reported that a 52-year-old woman, Youlette Wedgeworth has allegedly bitten of a man’s tongue while the pair were kissing. On 28 January, a man and the 52-year-old woman were kissing when the alleged incident unfolded. Police allege that the Detroit woman had requested the man to refrain from putting his tongue inside ...continue reading

What is Self-Defence Under the Law in NSW?

  It is reported that on new year’s eve, as Pope Francis walked in Vatican City whilst greeting pilgrims on his way towards the cobble esplanade, footage has emerged of a woman from the crowd grabbing the Pope’s hand and pulling him towards her. The act appears to cause the Pope pain, as the footage ...continue reading

Law on Animal Cruelty in NSW

  It is reported that Daniel Welfare has ripped the head of ‘Kevin the Kookaburra’ in-front of onlookers at Perth’s Parkerville Tavern in October. Reports say that witnesses observed Daniel to grab the Kookaburra before ripping off his head after the bird had taken some food from Daniel’s plate. Amongst witnesses included children. Kevin the ...continue reading

The Law on Blackmail and Extortion in NSW

  It is reported that the 2015 season contestant from the Block, 49-year-old Suzi Taylor has been charged with extorting and detaining her tinder date. It is alleged that she lured her tinder date before assaulting him for financial gain. Police allege that the tinder date, a 33-year-old man visited a house in a Riverside ...continue reading

The Law on Strip Searches in NSW

  Imagine a sniffer dog incorrectly indicates to police that you have drugs on you outside the entrance of a music festival, which causes police to form a suspicion you have illicit drugs on you, but you actually don’t. Imagine, then police escort you away in view of everyone watching this infold, and you are ...continue reading

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