July 25, 2016

Custodial Sentence – Criminal Lawyers Sydney

1. What is a custodial sentence? A custodial sentence is a judicial sentence that involves being imprisoned. Custodial sentencing is usually reserved for more serious crimes […]
July 24, 2016

When can the police conduct a search without a warrant?

The police can search a person without obtaining a warrant if they have reasonable grounds to believe that the person has in their possession: ·         a dangerous […]
July 24, 2016

How is intent determined in relation to arson?

Neasey J in Gardenal-Williams v The Queen looked to Kenny’s Outlines of Criminal Law in relation to intent, with his Honour citing the following passage: “For if a man mischievously […]
July 24, 2016

How is prostitution defined under Australian law?

Perhaps the easiest definition of prostitution is sexual services in exchange for money, but what fun would leaving the definition on that note be? Instead we […]
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