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Confessions Under The Influence

Where a person is questioned whilst under the influence of drugs or alcohol, the court may choose to disregard any of the evidence that was obtained through improper, unfair or unlawful methods. Where the Court Will Exercise Discretion On the 29th of June 2013 at 1:40 am,...

Making Bail

Due to a variety of reasons, persons charged with an offence will often seek to be granted bail. It may be that bail will allow a defendant to continue to work and support their family, or that bail will avoid a defendant having to spend...

Parliamentary Inquiry into Queensland Crime

The Queensland Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie and the Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services Jack Dempsey announced a state parliamentary inquiry into crime in Queensland in a joint statement on Thursday. The Inquiry will investigate: Trends and types of crimes being committed in Queensland; The impact of crime; Contributory...

Bosscher Lawyers Proud to Support QUT Faculty of Law

Bosscher Lawyers was proud to continue its tradition of supporting high achieving students by presenting and sponsoring awards at the Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Law Prize Ceremony on Tuesday 13 May. The ceremony provides a unique opportunity for Bosscher Lawyers to not only recognise...

Criminal Law Overhaul Continues

The Queensland Government has continued its overhaul of Queensland criminal law, adding to an already substantive lists of changes. The changes, announced by the Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie last Thursday are wide ranging and include for the most part an increase in penalties to offenders, but also...