Sydney Criminal Lawyers® Weekly Rundown – Articles from 5 to 11 September 2022

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

Sentence Quashed After Lawyer Enters Guilty Pleas on Behalf of Client Without Instructions

The appeal court quashed the defendant’s pleas of guilty after finding his lawyer entered them against his client’s wishes.

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Adani v Dad: Mining Giant Continues Supreme Court Case Against Brisbane Father

Mining giant Adani is suing a Brisbane father for $17 million over his campaign against its mines.

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An Australian Republic: Morrison Scandal Marks Death Knell of British Crown

The Morrison multiple ministries scandal highlights the undemocratic nature of our current system, reigniting debate about moving towards a republic.

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What Are the Penalties for Choking Another Person Without Consent?

A man who put his hands around his Tinder date’s neck has been sent to prison.

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Surveillance State Subsumes Sydney School

Students now use their biometric data to go to the toilet.

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Five Years in Indonesian Immigration Limbo: An Interview With Hazara Refugee Karima Hakimi

Australia isn’t the only country that engages in the inhumane practise of locking up refugees for years on end.

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The Law, Defences and Penalties for Dangerous Driving Occasioning Death in NSW

A teen has been charged over a horrific collision in Sydney’s south-west on Tuesday night which killed five passengers aged between 14 and 16.

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Australian Police Continue to Raid Cannabis Farmers… Meanwhile in Thailand

Whilst Australian police continue to raid cannabis farms, the plant is legal to grow in Thailand and available at a growing number of retail stores.

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F#*k the Greenslide: Albanese Gets into Bed with Dutton on National Security

Our PM has made clear his government’s position on the erosion of civil liberties is consistent with its predecessor.

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State-Captured Albanese Ends the Climate Wars With Gas Expansion

The Albanese government has shown once again that the major parties are birds of the same feather.

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Muay Thai: The Combat Sport Drawing Foreign Competitors to Thailand

SCL takes a first-hand look at the combat sport that’s drawing an ever-increasing number of Australians to Thailand.

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What is a Queen’s Counsel, King’s Counsel and Senior Counsel in Australia?

The accession of Charles III to the throne has seen a change in title for some of Australia’s most esteemed barristers.

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