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Our client was participating in a grade level rugby union match. While on the ground after a tackle, he was kicked in the head by a player from the opposing team. Our client got to his feet and approached the player who had kicked him. After a brief verbal exchan...

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Our client played a round of golf at a local golf course. As usual, he hired a motorized golf cart to drive during his round. After a good round, the client celebrated his birthday at the clubhouse where he consumed half a dozen full strength beers and several sh...

 

Each year, tens of thousands of school leavers converge upon the Gold Coast to celebrate 'Schoolies week'. For two weeks, the Surfer’s Paradise precinct of the Gold Coast is transformed into one giant party. With such a concentration of adolescent, alcohol fuelled rev...

Arrest is not simply an act; it is a legal state of detention. If it is carried out unlawfully, then issues of false imprisonment and assault by a police officer may arise.

 

Whether detention by police is for a brief period on a footpath or for several hours in a police...

Generally speaking, no, you should not take part in a police interview. Police and some lawyers will argue that the clear benefits for a client in taking part in a record of interview with police are:

 

1. Co-operation which is acknowledged under s 9 of the Penalties and...

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