Sydney Criminal Lawyers® Weekly Rundown – Articles from 28 February to 6 March 2022

Information on this page was reviewed by a specialist defence lawyer before being published. Click to read more.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers®

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

Should Parents be Held Responsible for the Crimes of their Children?

The parents of a 15-year old who allegedly opened fire at a school will face trial.

Click here to read the article

Lazar and Constantinidis Convictions Overturned as Not Supported by Evidence

Two Sydney men who were convicted of paying a third to use violence if necessary to stop a police investigation have had their convictions quashed.

Click here to read the article

How Putin’s “Reclaiming” of Ukraine Could Spark Dutton’s War on China

There are concerns the Russian invasion of Ukraine will embolden Australia to send troops in the event of an invasion of Taiwan.

Click here to read the article

Parents Prosecuted Over Son’s Alleged Crimes

Parents who allegedly bought a firearm for their teen and wrote “Lol. I’m not mad at you. You have to learn not to get caught”, are being prosecuted over a subsequent fatal shooting.

Click here to read the article

Judge Declares Banksia Hill Kids Prison Dehumanising, as Class Action Mounts

“When you treat a damaged child like an animal, they will behave like one,” the judge remarked, as he refused send the child to an inhumane facility.

Click here to read the article

Decriminalising Drugs to Save Lives: An Interview With Reason Leader Fiona Patten

“The global war on drugs has failed, with devastating consequences for individuals and societies around the world”.

Click here to read the article

Spotlight on Overdose: An Interview With AIVL CEO Jake Docker

There are calls for a National Overdose Strategy to reduce drug-related deaths.

Click here to read the article

Not Just Locals Consider Morrison’s Government Our Most Corrupt

The latest global index reveals that Australia is more corrupt than ever.

Click here to read the article

How Good Are Rain Bombs and Megafires? Morrison Damns Us to Climate Hell

Scientists have made clear the unprecedented recent floods are the direct result of climate change, despite what deniers may say.

Click here to read the article

Is it Fair for a Defendant to Face a Third Criminal Trial?

Jarryd Hayne will face a third trial after the first jury was deadlocked and the second convicted him after being misdirected by the judge.

Click here to read the article

Home Affairs Is Turning Australia’s Foreign Spies on Our Own

Laws passed under the guise of protecting against foreign threats are actually being used to monitor, silence and control Australians.

Click here to read the article

If you are going to court for a criminal or traffic case, call us anytime on (02) 9261 8881 to arrange a free first conference with an experienced criminal lawyer at Parramatta, the Sydney CBD, Liverpool, Penrith, Bankstown, Chatswood, Wollongong or Newcastle.

Receive all of our articles weekly


Sydney Criminal Lawyers

Sydney Criminal Lawyers® is Australia's Leading Criminal Defence firm, Delivering Outstanding Results in all Criminal and Traffic Law cases. Going to Court? Call (02) 9261 8881 for a Free Consultation.

Your Opinion Matters