The US Miranda rights vs Australian law

The US Miranda rights vs Australian law

“You have the right to remain silent, anything you say can and will be used as evidence in a court of law…” Thanks to Hollywood and popular US movies or TV shows, we have all heard of the Miranda rights and could probably recite them by heart. They are ingrained in...
Bail Act Amendment NSW 2022

Bail Act Amendment NSW 2022

The reform of the Bail Act 2013 by the NSW Government effective from 22nd June 2022 was in part, a response to heightened media interest in bail matters. Balancing their care for public safety with care for defendants, not yet proven guilty or innocent but placed in...
Inside Remand

Inside Remand

  From Country Girl to Kings Cross Drug Dealer; Gary Jubelin’s ‘I catch killers’ podcast. Alyson Colquitt provides a window into the world of remand and custody procedures in NSW. She was arrested in 2015 and spent over a year in a remand facility with no support...
Trusting technology as a solution

Trusting technology as a solution

A great endorsement came through this month from law enforcement for Attenti’s EM Bail service. Police in Victoria recently agreed to withdraw their opposition to a bail application as long as the defendant was subject to electronic monitoring.    This signal’s is a...
Miscarriage of Justice

Miscarriage of Justice

Wrongly convicted prisoners are familiar stories on our online streaming services. Netflix is just one network that has dedicated a whole genre to the subject. They recount the reality of the trauma encountered by innocent people who have been forced to live a...
Attenti Bail: How far we’ve come

Attenti Bail: How far we’ve come

As the caseload for Private Bail grows we can’t forget its purpose:  to enable untried defendants the option of avoiding long periods in remand, to remain with their families and reduce the strain on the remand system which is currently well above its maximum limits. ...