The NSW Laws Relating to Drug Detection Dogs

Never Consent to a Pat Down, Car Search or Strip Search

NSW Local Court In Crisis

Zoe’s Law: NSW Government Moves to Criminalise Foetal Homicide

The NSW Laws Relating to Drug Detection Dogs

By Sydney Criminal Lawyers - Published 17/09/2019

By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim The 2006 NSW Ombudsman report into the laws regarding the use of drug detection dogs by NSW police remains the most comprehensive study into this aspect of policing that’s ever been undertaken in this state. The statutory review delved into the effectiveness of laws governing the warrantless use of… 

Never Consent to a Pat Down, Car Search or Strip Search

By Sydney Criminal Lawyers - Published 11/09/2019

By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim “Go for it. There is nothing in here,” was the response Troy Leonard gave to Constable Geoffrey Barnes, when he asked to search the man’s car on the Sturt Highway in April 2000. Barnes had pulled Leonard over to breathalyse him and remarked that the road was notorious for… 

NSW Local Court In Crisis

By Sonia Hickey - Published 02/09/2019

The annual review of the local court, which deals with more than 90 per cent of criminal matters in the state, shows a massive surge in the number of cases being dealt with by the court since 2013 – about 70,000 cases over the six year period. Last year, almost 340,000 criminal matters came before… 

Zoe’s Law: NSW Government Moves to Criminalise Foetal Homicide

By Sydney Criminal Lawyers - Published 27/08/2019

By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim Richard Moananu was driving at 45 kilometres above the speed limit and without a licence, when he ploughed a Mazda 3 into a Nissan Tiida on a street in Sydney’s Orchard Hills on Friday evening, 28 September 2018 . The collission caused the death of 23-year-old Katherine Hoang and…