Doing the time but not the crime…

Trials take place every single day, some lasting a few hours whilst others spanning over several months. Trials are an essential and important part of our justice system and it is imperative that each accused person is given a fair trial. When people are charged with criminal offences, many of...

Does the punishment fit the crime?

Every day in Western Australia, hundreds of sentences are handed down to people who have been convicted of criminal offences. Whether it be for breaking into a shop, stealing from an employer, assaulting a partner or selling illicit substances, there are a variety of sentences imposed for an even wider...