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12 Reasons to Choose Sydney Criminal Lawyers®

by Sydney Criminal Lawyers
Being prosecuted for a criminal or traffic offence can be a nerve-wracking experience. You may be unfamiliar with the process, unsure of the best way forward and concerned about the outcome. But whether you are charged with a less-serious matter...

Prosecuting Potential Predators: Government Passes ‘Carly’s Law’

by Zeb Holmes & Ugur Nedim
In 2007, 15-year old Carly Ryan was murdered in South Australia by 47-year old Gary Newman – who created more than 200 fake online profiles of young men to prey on underage girls. Carly’s mother, Sonya Ryan, later established the...

Police Officer Suspended Over Child Sexual Assault Allegations

by Sydney Criminal Lawyers
A Queensland police officer has been stood down amid claims of child sexual assault. The man is associated with the Child Protection Investigation Unit, the very body that is supposed to investigate crimes committed against children. He was involved in...

Alleged Paedophile Priest Free to Work with Children

by Sydney Criminal Lawyers
By Blake O’Connor and Ugur Nedim The NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal has given the go-ahead for an alleged paedophile priest to work with children. The 68-year-old former Catholic priest, known only as ‘BQC’, was banned from undertaking any work...

Police Protect Paedophile Within their Ranks

by Sonia Hickey
A former Victorian police officer has been convicted of raping children during his time on the force. The former officer, whose name has been suppressed to protect the identity of his victims, has pleaded guilty to 18 offences against nine...

Teenagers Criminalised for Sexting

by Zeb Holmes
Advocacy group Youth Action has made submissions to a NSW Parliamentary enquiry calling for sexting laws to be amended so that young people are no longer criminalised and placed on the sex offenders register for expressing their sexuality in a...

Paedphiles Identified through Personal Features

by Ugur Nedim
Criminologists have been searching for the magic formula for identifying criminals for hundreds of years, without much luck. Scientists have tried all sorts of things – from cruel experiments on live humans during medieval times and in Nazi Germany, to...

Should We Help Those Who Are Attracted to Children?

by Ugur Nedim
Child sex offenders are regarded with great disdain by the general public, with many suggesting that we should ‘lock’em up and throw away the key’, or even castrate or execute them. But when it comes to those who admit being...

How Are Prison Inmates Classified?

by Ugur Nedim
Andrew Peter Garforth, a current inmate at Goulburn prison has recently made headlines after it was announced that his security classification had been downgraded. Garforth was convicted in 1992 of the sexual assault and murder of a nine year old...

Honest and Reasonable Mistake About Age in Child Sex Cases

by Ugur Nedim
Imagine this: You’re 17 or 18 years old and go out one night to a party with some friends, where you meet a person who says they are 16. You start chatting to them, one thing leads to another and...
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