Is It Legal to Film Police in NSW?

Section 32 Mental Health Applications Require a Treatment Provider and Plan to be Specified

NSW Police Force Releases its Rules for Personal Searches

False Accusations are a Crime in New South Wales

Is It Legal to Film Police in NSW?

By Sydney Criminal Lawyers - Published 25/10/2019

By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim With the advent of smartphones, members of the public have had the ability to film officers of the law as they go about their duties. And on the occasions that citizens capture them behaving in a questionable manner, these video clips invariably end up being shared on social media… 

Section 32 Mental Health Applications Require a Treatment Provider and Plan to be Specified

By Sydney Criminal Lawyers - Published 14/10/2019

By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim As Keith Saunders was walking down a street in Surry Hills on 27 February 2016, he spat in the face of a baby being pushed along in a pram by her grandmother. The man spat a sizeable amount of phlegm into the 3-month-old infants’ face, for apparently no reason.… 

NSW Police Force Releases its Rules for Personal Searches

By Paul Gregoire - Published 07/10/2019

Seemingly, in response to rising community concerns over a lack of transparency around NSW police use of search powers, which has seen a 47 percent rise in strip search use over the four years to June 2018, the NSW Police Force last month publicly released its Person Search Manual. The Law Enforcement (Powers and Responsibilities)… 

False Accusations are a Crime in New South Wales

By Sydney Criminal Lawyers - Published 02/10/2019

By Amy Sarcevic and Ugur Nedim As children, many of us heard the fable about the boy who cried wolf. For most of us, the story did its job and we learned never to make false assertions, for fear of being ignored the next time we needed someone to listen. But somewhere along the way,…