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Wrongfully accused of sexual assault? It happens.

Wrongfully accused of sexual assault Whilst rarely spoken about, false accusations of sexual assault do happen.  They are not insignificant, or an anomaly and they matter. Even if the accused person is found not guilty, being wrongfully accused of a sexual assault can destroy their life. From lasting psychological damage, loss of employment or career […]

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Appeal a licence suspension due to double demerit points long weekend

Driver’s licence suspension appeal lawyers You’re not alone if you received a licence suspension this double demerit Easter long weekend.  Double demerit points were in place from 14 April to 18 April 2022.  That meant that if you were caught committing a certain traffic offence during this period, you would have or will receive double

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Gel Blaster charge dropped NSW, misleading advertising blamed

A young Sydney man faced charges of illegally acquiring and possessing prohibited firearms after purchasing a ‘gel blaster’ online.    Criminal Lawyer Joseph Correy recently represented an 18-year-old Sydney man who was charged with the criminal offence of possessing prohibited firearms after purchasing a ‘gel blaster’ online.  The young man purchased the gel blaster gun after

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Falsely accused? What to do if this happens to you

Falsely accused of a crime you didn’t commit? Falsely accused of a crime?  There is no greater injustice than being found guilty of a crime that you didn’t commit. Unfortunately, innocent people are falsely accused and charged with crimes they didn’t commit every day. They may be identified by a victim incorrectly, police investigations go

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Festival Season Special: How do we stop deaths at festivals?

By criminal lawyer Joseph Harb. Mr Harb is a specialist drug lawyer whose results include securing non-convictions for supply of 560 ecstasy tablets and possession of 88 ecstasy tablets at festivals in Sydney. This article is written on the pretence that police cannot prosecute young people to the point that drug taking is eradicated from

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Festival Season Special: NYE 1999 – The Year When Police Praised Ecstasy Users

By criminal lawyer Joseph Harb. Mr Harb is a specialist drug lawyer whose results include securing non-convictions for supply of 560 ecstasy tablets and possession of 88 ecstasy tablets at festivals in Sydney. It was the dawn of the millennium and the biggest New Year’s Eve party that Sydney had ever seen. Ecstasy and MDMA

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Festival Season Special: Why are more people dying at festivals?

By criminal lawyer Joseph Harb. Mr Harb is a specialist drug lawyer whose results include securing non-convictions for supply of 560 ecstasy tablets and possession of 88 ecstasy tablets at festivals in Sydney. Ecstasy has been used by revellers at raves and festivals in Sydney for almost 30 years, but rather than its use becoming

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George Pell and fellow Cardinals

Continued: Would Cardinal George Pell be in prison if he committed the same crimes in a different country?

Italy There are about 40 million Catholics in Italy, which represents about 70% of the Italian population. Hundreds of priests have been accused of sex crimes in Italy. Few have been convicted and ever fewer have gone to jail. In Italy, as in many other parts of the world, it is difficult to establish the

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Would Cardinal George Pell be in prison if he committed the same crimes in a different country?

Cardinal George Pell is appealing his conviction for sexually abusing children to the High Court of Australia. Cardinal Pell is the most senior Catholic, and only bishop, to be sentenced for child sex offences. Historically, it has been notoriously difficult to prosecute members of the Clergy. To this day, he would not have been prosecuted

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