Posts By: Sydney Criminal Lawyers

The NSW Laws Relating to Drug Detection Dogs

Sniffer dog

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… Read more »

The Crime of Larceny in New South Wales

The Crime of Larceny in New South Wales

By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim Following the weekend beginning 3 May 2014, Wallabadah service station owner Ivan Hulbert was not a happy man, as he’d basically worked for free over the two day period, after a total of five motorists had failed to pay for their fuel and simply driven off at his New… Read more »

Cybercrime and computer offences in NSW


By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim A 15-year-old student named Jessie left her Bega school in early 2018, after she was bullied by another student, both in person and online. The girl’s parents felt they had no choice but to place their daughter in another school, as staff at the current one failed to take… Read more »

The Offence of Manslaughter in New South Wales


By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim Mark Kenneth Jenkin was sentenced to almost two decades behind bars last week over the manslaughter of a 56-year-old pensioner. Known as the “monster of Mangerton”, Jenkin subjected Mark Dower to such brutal beatings over the course of a week in March 2015 that the victim died. Something of… Read more »