Category: Areas of Law

Digital Detective Article 19 DEC 2023
Unveiling the Digital Detective: The Impact of Technology on Criminal Investigations in NSW
Introduction In the ever-evolving landscape of criminal investigations, technology has emerged as a powerful ally, reshaping the way law enforcement agencies in New South Wales (NSW) approach crime-solving. From sophisticated...
Murder Article 08 JAN 2024
What Breaks the Chain of Causation in Murder?
The chain of causation refers to the causal link between an accused’s conduct and the victim’s death. For cases of murder, section 18(1)(a) of the Crimes Act 1900 (NSW) states:...
Police Article 08 JAN 2024
When can the Police Shoot to Kill?
In NSW, law enforcement officers are entrusted with the responsibility of maintaining public safety. In accordance with their powers, police officers can use lethal force and shoot to kill in...
Extra Money Article 08 JAN 2024
Is Keeping Mistakenly Handed Extra Money Stealing? 
In NSW, stealing and similar offences are governed by Part 4 of the Crimes Act 1900 (NSW). The concept of stealing, otherwise known as larceny, refers to the dishonest taking...
Home Break Article 08 JAN 2024
Can you Break into your Own Home?
The concept of ‘break and enter’ is complex and the legal meaning of which was established historically in circumstances where family and domestic violence was typically not regarded as criminal...
Intoxication Article 08 JAN 2024
Can Intoxication be used as a Defence?
The concept of intoxication as a defence in criminal law has been subject to ongoing debate and contention. In early English law, intoxication was not a defence to any crime,...
JJ Feedback 28 FEB 2023 blog
We recently received a fantastic outcome for one of our clients facing serious assault charges in Greater Western Sydney, NSW, Australia. The charges were brought against our client in October...
JJ 13 MAR 2023 blog
NRL star Bryce Cartwright fronts court after AVO against ex-wife
NRL star Bryce Cartwright has fronted a Sydney court after police took out a restraining order to protect his anti-vaxxer wife. The 27-year-old Parramatta Eels forward split from his former...
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Bombshell twist against ex-NRL star Jarryd Hayne
Steve Zemek from Nca Newswire | February 18th, 2022 7:50 pm Full Article via FOXSPORTS.COM.AU There has been a bombshell development in the case against former NSW superstar Jarryd Hayne. Hayne may...