July 24, 2016

Why is committing an offence on bail deemed to be aggravating?

Bail Offences while committed on bail is considered as aggravating due to the fact that the individual has essentially reneged on a promise to the courts […]
July 24, 2016

How is child abuse defined under Australian law?

Under the Family Law Act(the Act) child abuse can include any physical or sexual assault against a child, or a sexual activity where a child is used […]
July 24, 2016

What is slavery?

In R v Wei Tang (2007) 16 VR 454; 172 A Crim R 224; 212 FLR 145 (CA) Eames JA looking at s 270 of the Criminal Code Act […]
July 24, 2016

What is involuntary manslaughter?

In the event that the accused caused the death of a person, but lacked the mental state for murder, a charge of involuntary manslaughter may be […]
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