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Complainant’s History of False Sexual Assault Allegations is Inadmissible

by Sonia Hickey & Ugur Nedim
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...

What is the Meaning of Consent in Sexual Assault Cases?

by Sonia Hickey & Ugur Nedim
A former NSW Police officer has been charged with sexually assaulting a colleague while he was in uniform. A District Court jury has heard that 44-year old Kristian Dieter Glaser was either on duty or had just finished work when...

Man Imprisoned for Assaulting and Raping Own Mother

by Ugur Nedim
A Western Australian man who physically assaulted his 56-year old mother before sexually assaulting her three times has been sentenced to a full-term of 17 years in prison. According to court papers, the man – whose identity is subject to...

What is Obscene Exposure in New South Wales?

by Ugur Nedim
It has been reported that on Friday, 13 March 2020, a 49-year old man who boarded a train at Wollongong station exposed himself to a 20-year old woman. According to reports, the woman walked through the carriages but the man...

#MeToo: Male Model Accuses Katy Perry of Sexual Misconduct

by Ugur Nedim
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...

Elderly Man Charged with Committing a Sexual Act During a Ferry Ride

by Ugur Nedim
It has been reported that a 70-year old man will face Downing Centre Local Court on 7 August 2019 for allegedly committing a sexual act while travelling on a ferry from Manly to Circular Quay. According to police, at around...

Strip Searches: State-Perpetrated Sexual Acts

by Paul Gregoire & Ugur Nedim
NSW police use of strip searches hasn’t just risen in recent times, but almost become routine. Over the four years ending in June 2018, its general use rose by 47 percent, while last year, 11 percent of persons in respect...

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