Tens of Thousands Forced to Represent Themselves in Court

Police Leave Eight-Year Old Boy Locked in Back of Van

NSW Supreme Court Orders High-Flying Conman to Repay Victims

Domestic Violence Sentence Stands as a Deterrent, Despite Muldrock Error

Tens of Thousands Forced to Represent Themselves in Court

By Sydney Criminal Lawyers - Published 29/06/2017

By Zeb Holmes and Ugur Nedim Tens of thousands of Australians are forced to represent themselves in court every year – often against powerful and well-funded prosecution teams – as it becomes increasingly difficult to receive assistance from community legal centres and legal aid commissions. The National Association of Community Legal Centres estimates that it turns… 

Police Leave Eight-Year Old Boy Locked in Back of Van

By Sydney Criminal Lawyers - Published 26/06/2017

Two police officers on the far North Coast have faced court after leaving an eight year old aboriginal boy locked in the back of the police wagon in the car park of the police station. The incident Senior Constables Michael Writer and Brian Quinn picked up two eight year old boys in Coraki, south of… 

NSW Supreme Court Orders High-Flying Conman to Repay Victims

By Sydney Criminal Lawyers - Published 21/06/2017

Peter Foster’s trail of cons and aliases goes back decades, but now some of his victims are set to receive a portion of their money back after the NSW Supreme Court ordered they be reimbursed more than $10 million. Supreme Court Justice Michael Ball ruled in favour of civil action brought by 165 investors against… 

Domestic Violence Sentence Stands as a Deterrent, Despite Muldrock Error

By Sydney Criminal Lawyers - Published 18/06/2017

By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim On 10 December 2006, Theodore Efthimiadis was standing on a platform at Central Station waiting for a train to the Central Coast. He looked to his side and noticed an old acquaintance he’d met in prison 20 years earlier. That person was later referred to as ‘Mr X’ during…