What Was the Point of the Nimbin Hemp Embassy Raid?

While the rest of the world is beginning to recognize the medicinal effects of cannabis, the widely known cannabis capital of Australia is, bewilderingly, doing exactly the opposite. For starters, cannabis is now legal in the American state of California. This has...

Understanding the Common Assault Law

We are all aware that physically attacking other people is a criminal offense, but how far can one get away with playground taunts, verbal threats, or a little rough and tumble action? If you aren’t aware of the common assault law in New South Wales, it’s time to...

A Guide to the NSW Defamation Law

Defamation is probably one of the most common crimes many of us will encounter at some point in our lives, especially in the current digital age where it’s common to express our opinions on the numerous social media platforms available. Knowledge of the defamation law...

What Comes Up in Your Criminal Record Check?

Criminal record checks are a norm when you are seeking employment. Even before they can offer you a job interview, employers might be asking if you have had any trouble with the law. It is a fairly common procedure during the recruitment process, and it is essential...

NSW: What is the Statute of Limitations?

People sometimes find themselves charged with a crime they allegedly committed a long time ago.  Even if the offense was committed a long time ago, as long as it is within the statute of limitations, the involved parties can still take legal action.   The statute of...

What Every Motorist Should Know About Red-Light Cameras

Collisions that result from running red-lights at traffic intersections can often cause severe injuries and even death.   According to former Minister of Transport, Mr. David Campbell, “Speeding through a red light is one of the most dangerous things you can do on our...

Australia’s Most Deadly Serial Killers

Serial killers have been a curious fascination to many; we are reviled by their cruelty, yet also strangely intrigued. Their thoughts and actions are so incomprehensible to the average person, which simply draws us further in. The monstrosity of their crimes makes...