Remembering Sydney’s Bunny Killer: The Crime of Aggravated Cruelty to Animals

‘Stealing’ Property You’re Owed Is Not A Crime: The Claim of Right Defence

The Law Relating to Search Warrants in NSW

The High Court Rules the Prasad Direction Is Unlawful

Remembering Sydney’s Bunny Killer: The Crime of Aggravated Cruelty to Animals

By Sydney Criminal Lawyers - Published 15/04/2019

By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim The Rocks police began surveilling a Sydney finance company director in August 2005, after officers received a tip-off from a local pet store owner, who’d noticed marks on the man’s face “consistent with rabbit scratches”, as he was purchasing one using his company credit card. At the time, police… 

‘Stealing’ Property You’re Owed Is Not A Crime: The Claim of Right Defence

By Sydney Criminal Lawyers - Published 09/04/2019

By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim In the late 1990s, Renee Fuge was at a friend’s place when another guest, Ms B, told those present that she’d been sacked from Maitland Hungry Jacks for lateness. The woman added that she still hadn’t been paid for her last shifts at the restaurant. As the night wore… 

The Law Relating to Search Warrants in NSW

By Sydney Criminal Lawyers - Published 02/04/2019

By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim The Australian white supremacist who stands accused of cold-bloodedly gunning down 50 prayer attendees at two Christchurch mosques on 15 March has lodged a complaint with officials at Auckland prison regarding his treatment inside. The 28-year-old Anglo Australian man from Grafton has complained that he has no access to visitors,… 

The High Court Rules the Prasad Direction Is Unlawful

By Sydney Criminal Lawyers - Published 26/03/2019

By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim The Prasad direction was a practice available in criminal trials, whereby a judge could inform a jury that it was open to acquit the accused at any point following the close of the prosecution case if the evidence was considered insufficient to support a conviction. The use of the Prasad…