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 […]
July 24, 2016

How is a threat to kill offence defined in Australian law?

Before turning to the common law, we can look to s 31 of the Crimes Act 1900 as our statutory example, with the following actions considered an offence: […]
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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