October 10, 2017
Resisting Arrest Charges - Criminal Lawyers Sydney - George Sten and Co

Is It Against The Law For A Person To Resist Arrest?

Is It Against The Law For A Person To Resist Arrest in NSW The police may validly place a person under arrest if they reasonably suspect the person has committed an offence. Depending on the actions an...
August 12, 2016

Do prisoners have any rights?

In Muir v The Queen (2004) 78 ALJR 780; 206 ALR 189, Kirby J made the following comments in relation to prisoners’ rights (at 784; 194 [25]): “Prisoners are human beings. In most cases, they are also ...
July 24, 2016
Bail Application Lawyers Sydney - George Sten and Co

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 that if granted bail, they will not commit further...
July 24, 2016
Drug Offences - Drug Lawyer Sydney - George Sten &Co

Are some prescription drugs illegal?

It is an offence to possess drugs such as methadone and benzodiazepines without a doctor’s prescription. However, if a doctor has prescribed Valium for example, possession in such instances is considered...
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