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How to Lodge an Appeal in Criminal Law Matters in Queensland
If you or someone you know has had a decision they're not happy within a criminal court in Queensland, then it's likely that considering an appeal might be the next step. In this podcast, Multi-Award Winning Lawyer, Dan Toombs talks with criminal lawyer, Daniel Hannay from Hannay Lawyers. 
What is a Special Hardship Order?
Criminal Law Frequently Asked Questions
Australia Lawyers Criminal Law Frequently Asked Questions Australia Lawyers offers a quick and easy way to find the right lawyer for you. What is the difference between an indictable, summary and regulatory offence? The major difference between a summary and indictable offence is the seriousness of the crime; this affects how the courts will deal… Read More »How to Lodge an Appeal in Criminal Law Matters in Queensland
Asylum Seeker Criminal Cases At Risk
"Institutional recklessness" of Federal Police may give rise to appeals. It was recently revealed that a systemic failure by the Australian Federal Police could result in multiple appeals, after it came to light that officers failed to properly comply with the Commonwealth Crimes Act. The Court heard that it was standard practice to ignore the… Read More »How to Lodge an Appeal in Criminal Law Matters in Queensland
Baden-Clay Trial – Jurors Will be Quizzed
Listen closely - there will be a test. In a pre-trial hearing, the Supreme Court ruled that jurors will be asked 3 simple questions. The trial, which starts next Tuesday and will involved a total of 72 witnesses, is expected to take approximately 4 weeks. Prior to selection, jurors will be asked the following questions:… Read More »How to Lodge an Appeal in Criminal Law Matters in Queensland
Students Cop Fines Over Marine Safety
7 students from the University of Queensland have been issued fines for jumping from a commercial boat at night, whilst on a party cruise down the Brisbane River. The students caused the cruise to come to an abrupt halt when they jumped overboard into the Brisbane River. Police were called and a maritime search was… Read More »How to Lodge an Appeal in Criminal Law Matters in Queensland
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St Kilda police have texted a lady after she failed to stop during a car chase on St Kilda Road last Tuesday. The car chase was called off after it was deemed too dangerous to continue, as the woman allegedly drove through a red light. However, it is believed police then tracked the woman down… Read More »How to Lodge an Appeal in Criminal Law Matters in Queensland
What is Self Defence?
Criminal Law - What is Self Defence?  LawBuddy takes all the guess work out of trying to find Lawyers. Click here to see a list of our recommended and LawBuddy qualified Lawyers Under Australian Criminal law, self-defence is a complete defence from criminal liability. A person may be exonerated from criminal responsibility for causing injury or even… Read More »How to Lodge an Appeal in Criminal Law Matters in Queensland
New Laws Restrict Right to Protest in Victoria
Victoria recently amended the Summary Offences and Sentencing Act via the Summary Offences and Sentencing Amendment Bill. The changes give Victorian police greater discretion and powers when dealing with protesters, amongst the changes include the power to order protesters to disperse if they are: Blocking entry to any building; Disrupting traffic; or If it is… Read More »How to Lodge an Appeal in Criminal Law Matters in Queensland