Sydney Criminal Lawyers® Weekly Rundown – Articles from 30 September to 6 October 2019

by Sydney Criminal Lawyers

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

Wodak & Shoebridge on Scipione’s Talk of Drug Law Reform

Our state’s former top cop says he now supports the depenalisation of drugs.

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New Tenancy Laws Give Domestic Violence Victims a Quick Exit

The laws make the process of vacating residences easier for victims of domestic violence in NSW.

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Jock Palfreeman: Freedom So Close, Yet So Far

Sydney man Jock Palfreeman remains in Bulgarian immigration detention, awaiting a decision on whether he will be sent home.

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A Vote for Diversity: An Interview With Law Society Council Candidate Angelo Bilias

Sydney lawyer Angelo Bilias is running on a platform of diversity in the judiciary, a greater voice for small law firms and dealing with the issue of bullying.

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False Accusations are a Crime in New South Wales

A retiring Family Court judge has spoken out about false claims of child abuse being used as a “weapon” in parenting proceedings.

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Free Susan Neill-Fraser: An Innocent Woman Behind Bars

She was convicted on false evidence and has spent a decade in a Tasmanian prison.

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A Crime of Compassion: An Interview With Green Light’s Nicholas Morley

A new documentary tracks the lives of two medicinal cannabis providers risking it all to help those in need.

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Sydney Criminal Solicitor Charged with Accessory to Murder

The solicitor has been charged with accessory after the fact to murder for allegedly “disposing of critical evidence”.

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Teen Charged with Cruelty to Kangaroos

The 19-year old is accused of running down 19 kangaroos, including joeys, in his ute.

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A Vote for Diversity: An Interview With Law Society Council Candidate Angelo Bilias

“It is not uncommon to see solicitors leave the profession within a few years of their admission and, in extreme cases, take their own life.”

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NSW Greens Move to Legislate for Life-Saving Pill Testing Services

The laws would see the introduction of pill testing in our state.

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How Cognitive Bias Can Lead to Wrongful Convictions

Pre-existing prejudices and biases can impact on whether a defendant is found guilty.

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The NSW Police Force Has a (Strip) Search Quota System

NSW police have implemented a system which requires quotas to be met for searching members of the public.

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Why is White Ribbon Australia Shutting Its Doors?

The charity tasked with educating the public about violence against woman is winding up.

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