Sentence for Commercial Drug Supply Slashed Due to Subjective Factors

Prasad Directions: When the Judge Directs the Jury They Can Return a Not Guilty Verdict

Justice Delayed is Justice Denied: NSWCCA Appeals Move at a Snail’s Pace

The ‘Ceiling Principle’ in NSW Appeals Cases

Sentence for Commercial Drug Supply Slashed Due to Subjective Factors

By Sydney Criminal Lawyers - Published 17/04/2018

By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim On 30 December 2011, Canadian authorities detected the secretion of various illegal drugs within a commercial oven, which was set to be flown to Sydney and delivered to an Italian restaurant in the NSW Central Coast town of The Entrance. The illicit substances were removed from the oven, and… 

Prasad Directions: When the Judge Directs the Jury They Can Return a Not Guilty Verdict

By Sydney Criminal Lawyers - Published 02/04/2018

By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim In Australian criminal trials, the Crown (or prosecution) presents its case first – calling its witnesses to testify one at a time. Those witnesses give ‘evidence in chief’ for the prosecution before they are subjected to cross-examination by the defence. After all of the prosecution witnesses have finished testifying,… 

Justice Delayed is Justice Denied: NSWCCA Appeals Move at a Snail’s Pace

By Sydney Criminal Lawyers - Published 20/03/2018

By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim On 23 May 2012, Shane Hoskins and an accomplice broke into a funeral home in Moree. Mr Hoskins tried to smash through a glass panel with a rock but, when that didn’t work, he kicked in the front door and security grille. The pair carried away a flat screen… 

The ‘Ceiling Principle’ in NSW Appeals Cases

By Sydney Criminal Lawyers - Published 14/03/2018

By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim Just after midnight on 2 September 1991, Paul Darcey Armstrong met Filipe Flores at the Exchange Hotel on Oxford Street in Sydney’s Darlinghurst. The pair left the nightclub, and Armstrong drove Flores to Lincoln Crescent in Waterloo. Mr Armstrong then performed oral sex on the 27-year-old Ecuadorian man at…