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Sydney Criminal Lawyers
The common law offence of rape has been abolished, while the number of sexual offences in New South Wales has increased.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
This case is one of several that have highlighted the need for better police training in the area of mental health.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
The Criminal Code Act contains offences relating to making threats by a Carriage Service, such as over the phone or internet.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
Under s314 Crimes Act it is illegal to cause another to be investigated for a deed that you know they did not do.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
The laws around recording & distributing intimate images without consent and discusses a recent case example.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
New laws around mental health & crime differ from the old laws eg definitions of mental illness & cognitive impairment.
Astor Legal
Resist Arrest is an offence in NSW with a maximum term of imprisonment of 5 years, if dealt with in the District Court.
Astor Legal
A security guard who ejected an intoxicated patron from a pub was charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm.
Brazil
Koury Lopes Advogados
O Senado confirmou na segunda-feira, 19 de abril de 2021, em sessão do Congresso Nacional, a derrubada parcial dos vetos apresentados pelo Presidente da República...
Canada
Torkin Manes LLP
For most civil actions in Ontario, a plaintiff must bring their lawsuit against the defendant within two years. But the two-year limitation period may be postponed where the action is not yet ...
China
Rouse
What are IP owners entitled to do in law and what should they focus on in practice in post-raid proceedings?
European Union
Mayer Brown
EU legislators are being pressed to ensure that, as they progress plans for mandatory human rights and environmental due diligence, they highlight the importance of companies identifying...
France
Soulier Avocats
It is with immense satisfaction that our founding partner André Soulier learnt that the appeal filed by certain members of the association La Parole Libérée against the January 30, 2020 decision of the Lyon Court of Appeals of Lyon ...
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
HHR Paris won an acquittal for Edouard Balladur before the Court of Justice of the Republic in the former French prime minister's trial over allegations that he financed his 1995 presidential campaign with...
Hong Kong
Gall
In this video, Senior Associate Felda Yeung from dispute resolution law firm Gall explores what an email scam is, tips to prevent them and what to do if you are a victim of fraud.
India
Vaish Associates Advocates
Article 22(2) of the constitution of India provides that any person arrested and detained in custody must be produced before the nearest magistrate within 24 hours of his arrest and no person can be detained beyond the period ...
Khaitan & Co
These guidelines came to be issued in the context of an investigation under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985.
Economic Laws Practice
In legalese, there exists a rather mundane and oft-quoted phrase – "fraud vitiates everything".
Turkey
Balcioglu Selçuk Ardiyok Keki Attorney Partnership
The term "money laundering", according to its general definition, expresses the process by which proceeds from criminal activity are disguised to conceal their illicit origins.
Reynolds Porter Chamberlain
As part of the acclaimed Disputes Yearbook, Legal Business interviewed members of our disputes team exploring the litigation landscape and what RPC brings to the table.
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