Preparing for Prison
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Preparing for Prison

In the first episode of Orange is the New Black, the protagonist, Piper Chapman, is taken into custody at a minimum-security prison camp after being sentenced to 15 months. She is asked by a fellow inmate, “what are you in for?”, to which she replies, “are you supposed to ask that? I read that you’re […]

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New Victoria Police Pursuits Policy Announced

Assistant Commissioner Robert Hill has announced changes to the Victoria Police Pursuits Policy to prioritise public safety, arising from concerns that Police pursuits actually increase the danger to the public and are unnecessary given the other investigative techniques available. In 2014, Coroner Olle released findings in relation to 10 deaths arising from Police pursuits, most […]

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Sexual Assault
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Understanding the Criminal Process

Understanding the Criminal Process – Unless you have been through the process before, you will likely be very confused with the criminal process. Often, which direction your matter takes depends on a number of factors, including the strength of the evidence and how you want to proceed. Therefore it can be difficult to explain the process […]

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New Rules to Impound Cars driven by Drink Drivers

Legislation Update – As of 1 August 2015, first time drink driving offenders with readings over 0.1 BAC, will face significant fines, periods of licence disqualified, and the impound of the vehicle they were driving for 30 days. Police Minister Wade Noonan announced the new rules to impound cars driven by drink drivers under a crackdown on drink […]

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