Grinding it Out

The wheels of justice do not roll smoothly. They grind, stick, wobble and fall off. If you want to work the machinery of criminal justice you can't just press a button and leave it to run. You need to...

Unconstitutionally Vague

It is a crime in Queensland to talk to a person twice if that causes a reasonable hindrance; for example, if they take a different bus to work to avoid having a third uncomfortable conversation. It ma...

Strange Results

The law throws up some strange results. Take this situation: Witness A Fraud 2004 Fined. No conviction recorded. Witness B Fraud 2004 6 months imprisonment. A prosecutor in Queensland must disclose wi...