Sydney Criminal Lawyers® Weekly Rundown – Articles from 25 to 31 March 2024

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In case you’ve missed any of them, here’s a rundown of the past week’s articles:

What are My Rights at NSW Music Festivals?

Our short video about rights at music festivals in our state.

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NSW Police Officers Assault and Arrest Pro-Palestinian Protesters in Sydney

Our nation’s continuing support for the genocide taking place in Gaza was signified by the heavy-handed police treatment of pro-Palestinian protesters.

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Drink Driving and Drug Driving Laws in NSW: An Inconsistent and Unjust Regime

While drink driving requires a certain level of alcohol concentration for fully licensed drivers, drug driving applies to miniscule concentrations that cannot impair.

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When Can a Police Officer Be Removed from the NSW Police Force?

The officer accused of murdering two gay men in Sydney has been removed from the force.

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When Do Double-Demerit Points Apply in New South Wales?

Double-demerit points apply until 1 April for speeding, illegal mobile phone use, not wearing a seatbelt and riding without a helmet. Wishing you a safe and happy Easter long weekend.

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Another Australian Father Slated for Deportation, as Labor Continues Morrison’s Harsh Regime

A 55-year old father of six Australian children is set to be deported to England, despite being here since the age of 12.

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Prison as the Last Result: Fundamental Democratic Principle in Danger

The Queensland Coalition vows to send more kids to prison if it wins power.

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Drug Driving in NSW: Lawful Cannabis Use and Honest Mistake Are No Defence

Our government has refused to introduce a lawful cannabis use defence, and the courts have ruled the defence of honest mistake does not apply.

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Theo Speaks: Pro-Palestinian Citizen Threatened With Bomb Pushes for Terrorism Charges

Our interview with the man on whose bonnet an Israeli man left a bomb device to intimidate him into removing a Palestinian flag.

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NSW Government Panders to Murdoch on Drug Law Reform, To the Detriment of NSW

Rupert Murdoch has shown once again he’s the puppet master of our state.

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Armed NSW Police Officers Shouldn’t Be Ordering Your Kids to Strip Off

Redfern Legal Centre is calling for a ban on the strip searching of children, noting that police strip searched 1,546 youths in the seven years to June 2023.

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Abortion Is No Longer a Criminal Offence Anywhere in Australia

Western Australia has become the last jurisdiction to repeal laws which criminalise abortion.

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Draconian Refugee Deportation Laws Carry All the Hallmarks of Albanese’s Howard Era

Labor seems to be trying to outdo the Coalition’s inhumane treatment of genuine refugees.

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