Aggravated Sexual Assault

What is a Criminal Lawyers’ Role?

What happens when a criminal lawyer comes across a client who confesses guilt but maintains a plea of ‘not guilty’? “I did It, but I want you to defend me”.

Sexual Assault and Age of Consent Australia Laws Complete Guide NSW

NRL Player Jack de Belin Set to Face Second Trial Over Aggravated Sexual Assault Charges

After a hung jury trial, NRL star Jack de Belin will now face a re-trial over 5 counts of aggravated sexual assault involving a 19-year-old girl...

Latest BOSCAR statistics and the need for greater focus on rehabilitation: An interview with Deputy Mayor of Dubbo and Barrister Stephen Lawrence

The Latest BOSCAR statistics reveal crimes across NSW have remained the same while others fallen except for sexual & domestic assaults. Click here for more…

NSW Teacher Charged With Child Grooming Offences

A 24-year-old Sydney school teacher has allegedly tried to engage in conversations with a 14-year-old girl about sexually-explicit acts he wished to perform on her has been arrested.

Penalties on Publishing the Identity of Sexual Assault Survivors in NSW: Interview with Sexual Abuse Survivor, Activist and Jewish Community Leader Manny Waks

New Victorian laws silence sexual assault victims from publishing their identities. Click here for more…

Section 32 Mental Health Applications now Replaced by Section 14 to Get Criminal Charges Dismissed in Court

The new laws on section 32 mental health diversionary pathways for defendants facing criminal charge(s) in NSW Courts. Click here for more…

Concerns Reignited for Prisoners Amid Further Outbreaks of COVID-19

There are reportedly 70 inmates in lockdown within Silverwater Jail after coming into close contact with a staff member who has tested positive for COVID-19

Law on the Age of Criminal Responsibility in NSW: An Interview with Greens MP David Shoebridge

Decision to raise the age of criminal responsibility has been deferred until at least 2021. What's the current age of criminal responsibility for a child? Click here to find out...

Jury Trials Return to NSW After a 3-Month Freeze

The temporary suspension of District Court jury trials have been lifted. Click here to find out more…

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