Resources & Media

Helpful Resources & Links

Drink Driving Resources

Victorian Legal Aid Page on Drink Driving

VicRoads – Alcohol & Road Safety

Odyssey House Drink Driving Education Program

Accredited Programs – Drink Driving Courses Melbourne Wide or .05.com.au – Accredited Drink driver Courses Melbourne

VADDS – Victorian Association of Drink & Drug Driver Services

Legal Aid's Criminal Law Resources

Resources for Appeals, Trial Checklists for Indictable and non-indictable sexual offences, Criminal Offence Sentencing & Legislation Information Documents for a range of offence.

Resources on Assaults

Law Institute of Victoria – Criminal Law Fact Sheet

James Dowsley & Associates in the media

Bolton v The Queen

James Dowsley & Associates was at the forefront of a Guideline Judgement in the Court of Appeal where clarification was sought from the full bench of the Court of Appeal as to the role that Community Corrections Order play in the sentencing hierarchy.

The Appeal (on a behalf our client) which provided a Guideline Judgement was successful and set a precedent for the imposition of the Community Corrections Orders in the state of Victoria.

Metropolitan Remand Centre Riots

James comments on conditions of prisoners after the riots

James Dowsley spoke to the Herald Sun, following the riots at the Metropolitan Remand Centre, about the conditions that remanded prisoners were kept in.

James reminded readers that remand prisoners are innocent until convicted, and the effect that some conditions might have on their human rights.