An Inmate’s New Sentence Does Not Need to Run Consecutively

Manslaughter Sentence Reduced as Judge Strayed From the Facts

Sentence Reduced as Judge Got the Maximum Penalty Wrong

Financial Gain is not an Aggravating Factor in Drug Supply Cases

An Inmate’s New Sentence Does Not Need to Run Consecutively

By NSW Courts - Published 12/02/2019

By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim On 15 July 2015, inmates Brandon Moussa and Michael De Gruchy were standing in a corridor close to a public phone box at Parklea Correctional Centre. The pair were out of their cells as it was recreation period. Moussa grabbed De Gruchy, pushed him up against the wall and… 

Manslaughter Sentence Reduced as Judge Strayed From the Facts

By Sydney Criminal Lawyers - Published 05/02/2019

By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim At around 1 am on 3 August 2013, Allira Holt arrived at Louise Bodeker’s unit on Astoria Circuit in Maroubra to pick up Allira Green, who was about five months pregnant. Green and Bodeker – who’d both been consuming ice – decided they’d both go back to Holt’s place… 

Sentence Reduced as Judge Got the Maximum Penalty Wrong

By Sydney Criminal Lawyers - Published 28/01/2019

By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim On 10 November 2016, street-level drug dealer Hayden O’Neill introduced his drug supplier Michael O’Neile to a man who was interested in buying some methamphetamine. Unbeknownst to both dealers, the interested buyer was an undercover police operative. Mr O’Neile supplied the police officer with 13.88 grams of ice with… 

Financial Gain is not an Aggravating Factor in Drug Supply Cases

By Sydney Criminal Lawyers - Published 22/01/2019

By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim On 12 May 2014, Huang Enhua negotiated a deal to supply 15 kilograms of ephedrine for a price of $80,000 a kilogram. Unbeknownst to Mr Huang, he’d arranged to supply the $1.2 million worth of the methamphetamine precursor to an undercover police officer. The two men met in a…