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Australians Sick of ‘Coward Punch’ Attacks

By January 2014, Australians were sick and tired of young people’s lives being destroyed by mindless violence during nights of heavy drinking. Devastating one punch attacks, which were then referred to as “king hits”, were causing increasing concern. At that...

Man Faces Court for Allegedly Spreading HIV

by Ugur Nedim
The Downing Centre Court has only been open for two weeks since the summer break, but has already seen its fair share of interesting cases. Perhaps one of the most disturbing so far is that of a man accused of...

Police Shooting Victim is Stripped of Compensation

by Ugur Nedim
His story might sound like something out of a nightmare, but for Justin McMaster, it’s a harsh reality. In the early hours of September 26, 2011, the then-19-year-old was sleeping with his family at home in Colyton in Sydney’s west,...

Would You Ever Sedate Your Child for a Long Car Trip?

by Ugur Nedim
You’re planning a trip with the kids. It’s going to be fantastic. You’ll revisit many of the spots that you loved as a child, and you’re really looking forward to it. There’s just one problem: Six hours in the car....

Should Police and Media be Charged for Dangerous Leaks?

by Ugur Nedim
In January, six terrified people hid in the cool room of a Paris supermarket while a gunman prowled around the store, planning his next move. The gunman had already killed four people and taken others hostage. He didn’t know that...

Can Someone be Charged For Spreading a Sexually Transmitted Infection?

by Ugur Nedim
It’s a conversation no-one wants to have with a prospective partner – but did you know that failing to disclose a sexually transmitted infection (STI) could land you in serious trouble with the law? What Does the Law Say? In...

Are Police Misusing their Power to Arrest?

by Ugur Nedim
One of our previous blogs discussed the case of a Sydney criminal lawyer who successfully sued the NSW police service after being wrongfully arrested on a train. There have been several other cases of wrongful arrest in NSW in recent...

Many of Those Who Are Charged By Police Are Innocent – Example: Assault Charges and Self-Defence

by Ugur Nedim
Being charged with assault can be a stressful experience, especially if you were acting to defend yourself against an aggressor. The scene of an alleged assault can be messy and confusing, and some people handle themselves better than others when...

Is the NSW One Punch Law Working to Reduce Violence?

by Ugur Nedim
The NSW one punch law has recently been put to the test with the first person being charged under the controversial new legislation, which the government says seems to be working in the fight to reduce alcohol-fuelled violence on Sydney...

What Does the Law Say About Air Rage and In-Air Offences?

by Ugur Nedim
Air rage is a modern day term that is used to describe angry and unruly behaviour by passengers on commercial flights. Over the last few years, we have seen a number of incidents of air rage and other criminal offences...
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