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The Criminal Offence of Sexual Touching in New South Wales

Radio shock jock Alan Jones is facing multiple allegations that he sexually touched a number of young men without their consent . Mr Jones is no stranger to controversy, having been instrumental in inciting the Cronulla riots of 2005, was...

The Rules Relating to Commencing and Discontinuing Criminal Prosecutions in NSW

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The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) in Victoria is facing a barrage of criticism after withdrawing the criminal charges against a de-frocked Catholic Priest. The complainant, now in her early 60s, has spent nearly a decade trying...

Complainant’s History of False Sexual Assault Allegations is Inadmissible

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In a recent decision, a five judge bench of the New South Wales Court of Criminal Appeal (NSWCCA) ruled that legislation which prevents criminal defence lawyers from asking questions to complainants in sexual assault cases about their sexual history extends...

#MeToo: Male Model Accuses Katy Perry of Sexual Misconduct

A model in megastar Katy Perry’s 2010 hit music video, Teenage Dream, has accused the singer of exposing his penis to a group of people. 34-year old Josh Kloss took to Instagram on Monday alleging that he and Ms Perry...

Woman Pleads Guilty to Making False Claim of Indecent Assault

19-year old Caitlan Gray was involved in a collision in the western Sydney suburb of Bankstown on the evening of 22 November 2018, before pulling into a nearby BP service station. 36-year old Kenan Basic took it upon himself to...

Hollywood Star Accused of Sexual Touching

It has been reported that Hollywood star Kevin Spacey will be prosecuted in the United States over allegations he performed a sexual act upon an 18-year old at a Massachusetts bar in July 2016. Boston journalist Heather Unruh accused Mr...

NSW Police Are Illegally Strip-Searching Aboriginal Kids

It’s recently come to light that not only is the NSW Police Force doubling down on its use of strip-searches, but officers are also carrying out this invasive practice upon Aboriginal children as young as 11 years old. Aboriginal Legal...

Tinder Rapist Granted Bail

In the Melbourne County Court last week, Glenn Antony Hartland pleaded guilty to raping three women and indecently assaulting a fourth. His pleas of guilty were followed by an application for bail, which was granted by the court on strict...

Sydney Police Officer Charged with Child Sexual Assault

A Sydney police officer has been arrested and charged with a range of child sex offences, including attempted sexual intercourse with a child under 10, two counts of sexual intercourse with a child aged between the ages of 10 and...

12 Reasons to Choose 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...
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