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Kells
Sniffer dogs are widely used by NSW Police in licensed venues and festivals despite calls for the program to be abolished.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
Misconduct dishonestly gains a benefit for themselves or another person, or dishonestly causes a detriment to another.
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.
Brazil
Koury Lopes Advogados
Ao julgar o HC nº 187.035, a 1ª Turma do Supremo Tribunal Federal ("STF") anulou audiência realizada em ação penal e todos os atos decorrentes...
Tauil & Chequer
Corruption, embezzlement, fraud, these are all characteristics which exist everywhere. It is regrettably the way human nature functions, whether we like it or not.
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
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
In an earlier Police Legal Update, we reviewed the Court of Appeal's decision in Clark v Ontario (Attorney General), 2019 ONCA 311 where the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld a trial judge's decision to strike a claim in negligence...
Devry Smith Frank LLP
When people get older and their mental capacity dwindles, it can be a great relief to have someone else look after one's financial affairs.
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 ...
Estonia
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
Niall Hearty of financial crime specialists Rahman Ravelli considers the bank's plight.
European Union
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
Syed Rahman of financial crime specialists Rahman Ravelli considers the case's implications.
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...
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 ...
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