Category - Criminal & Disciplinary
Cyclist deaths have risen by nearly 50 per cent since the introduction of road laws aimed at increasing their safety. Morry Bailes questions what’s gone wrong.
It is not just greater publicity that has contributed to the seeming rise in cycling deaths, it’s real. The statistics make for grim reading.
When police execute search warrants, it is common practice for occupier's consent to be sought in lieu of executing the warrant. The practice of seeking and obtaining occupier's consent is permitted and indeed endorsed by section 30 of the Criminal Investigation Act 2006 (CIA). If an occupier does provide their consent, then...
Proposed changes to South Australia’s ICAC Act pose an intolerable risk to the community, writes TGB senior associate Samuel Joyce, who argues there is an “unhealthy deference” to the current Commissioner.
The consequences of being caught driving under the influence can be serious, threatening your reputation, relationships and ability to earn.
In this episode of the Law & Life, TGB partner Mal Byrne and associate Luke Officer discuss the process, consequences and your rights and protections if you are caught driving under...
The incarceration rates for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples represent a national crisis, but what can government do to start fixing the problem? asks TGB managing partner Morry Bailes in his latest column for InDaily – SA’s largest source of independent news.
Read the full column here.
Getting caught on the wrong side of the law can be a very different, harsher experience as an adult compared to a minor.
This is why young people and their parents need a basic understanding of the law – particularly around alcohol – to give Schoolies the best chance of partying safely and legally, writes TGB managing...
TGB Managing Partner Morry Bailes appeared on Channel 7 News to discuss the increased risk of identity fraud facing society.
After feeding the South Australian public for years on a strict rhetorical diet of being “tough on crime”, it’s no wonder the State Government is struggling to sell home detention as a palatable sentencing option, writes TGB managing partner Morry Bailes for InDaily.
Read the full article here.
TGB Lawyer Lucy Wood explains the relationship between people suffering mental illness and the criminal justice system.