Queensland Sentencing Advisory Council’s review of the SVO Scheme by Dan Rogers

Queensland Sentencing Advisory Council’s review of the SVO Scheme   Earlier this month, the…


Evasion Offences by Hannah Pugh

Evasion Offence: Sentencing Inconsistencies Resolved   Failing to stop a vehicle at the direction…


Children's Detention by Terry O'Gorman

Two Mt Isa Childrens Court cases that have been published on the Queensland Courts website recently…


The important role of a plea of guilty by Emma Higgins

A plea of guilty is an acceptance of guilt to the offences charged. It is a choice made by the…


Restricted prisoner declarations – a flagrant breach of human rights by Dan Rogers

Restricted prisoner declarations – a flagrant breach of human rights Queensland Law Society wrote a…


Child murderers and serial killers could be denied parole for decades under new Queensland laws

Child murderers and serial killers could be denied parole for decades under new Queensland laws…


Senior Consultant, Terry O'Gorman awarded the Law Council of Australia President's Award

Senior Consultant Terry O'Gorman has been awarded the Law Council of Australia President's Award. A…


Dismissal of Charges Based on Unsoundness of Mind or Unfitness for Trial by Linda Cho

Dismissal of Charges Based on Unsoundness of Mind or Unfitness for Trial Magistrates have the power…


PPRA and Non-Recording of Evidence - R v Jeffers and Morcom by Ella Scoles

INTRODUCTION The Supreme Court of Queensland recently published an interesting pre-trial ruling in…


The Sovereign Citizen Dilemma by Ella Scoles

Solicitor Ella Scoles writes about the Sovereign Citizen Dilemma in this QLS Proctor article: The…