Showing 9 of 29 results for Criminal law
5 Jul 2021
What's it like appearing as a witness in Court?
You may have heard local lawyer Paul Edmonds of our Criminal Law Committee chatting with Georgia Stynes on ABC Radio recently about what it's like appearing as a witness in Court. We've compiled some useful resources on this topic.
24 May 2021
What do I do if my teen gets in trouble with the police?
What happens when a teenager is suspected of committing an offence, or is arrested by the police?
24 May 2021
What can I do if my teen gets in trouble with the police?
You may have heard local lawyer Michael Kukulies-Smith, the Chair of our Criminal Law Committee, chatting with Georgia Stynes on ABC Radio recently about what you can do if your teen gets arrested. We've compiled some useful resources on this topic.
26 Aug 2020
Criminal offence a heavy handed approach to conversion therapy
The Law Society is opposed to the reprehensible practice of 'conversion therapy', and strongly supports the policy intent behind the Sexuality and Gender Identity Conversion Practices Bill 2020, however we do not agree with the creation of a new criminal offence in this case.
20 Aug 2020
Law Society welcomes first steps towards stopping children being imprisoned
The ACT Law Society today welcomed the Legislative Assembly's first tentative steps towards raising the age of criminal resposibility from 10 to 14 years, to keep children out of prison.