Here at Lawson Legal, we support the initiative to raise the minimum age of criminal responsibility in Australia to 14 years of age.
The abuse of methamphetamines (more commonly known as ice or meth) in Western Australia is increasingly prevalent.
Our clients frequently wonder about their rights to privacy, and their right to refuse entry and searches by police officers.
As unimaginable as it seems, Australian women have only been practising law for slightly over 100 years. New South Wales celebrated the centennial of women’s acceptance into the practice of law pursuant to the Women's Legal Status Act 1918.
The team at Lawson Legal aspire to be experts in the field of military law. If you are in need a military lawyer or think you may have a legal issue, it is best to seek advice from professionals who know your rights and understand the military justice system.
It is becoming more and more common as part of an investigation (particularly in relation to sexual assault allegations) for police to conduct pretext telephone calls with accused persons. The complainant initiates a phone call (that is recorded) at a police station, in an endeavour to elicit admissions from the suspect or accused person.