Criminal Bar Events & Cpds

Criminal

Cross-Examination and Re-Examination on Prior Statements

The Criminal Bar Association
9Nov

Effective cross-examination and re-examination on prior statements is an important part of an advocate's role. This CPD will consider the applicable law of evidence and provide some practical guidance on improving your skills in this fundamental area.

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Speaker(s): 
Pardeep Tiwana (Chair), His Honour Justice Beale
When: 
Monday, 9 November, 2020 - 16:00 to 17:00
1 CPD point(s):
Substantive Law;

Personality Disorders and the Verdins principles

The Criminal Bar Association
14Oct

Following the recent judgment in Brown v The Queen [2020] VSCA 212, Associate Professor Andrew Carroll and Dr Danny Sullivan will discuss the forensic assessment of personality disorders and its relevance to sentencing.

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Speaker(s): 
Pardeep Tiwana (Chair), Associate Professor Andrew Carroll (Forensic Psychiatrist), Dr Danny Sullivan (Forensic Psychiatrist)
When: 
Wednesday, 14 October, 2020 - 16:00 to 17:00
1 CPD point(s):
Substantive Law; Practice management & business skills;

Preserving the intention of the Koori Court - How the County Koori Court has adapted to virtual hearings

The Criminal Bar Association
12Oct

In this CPD, Her Honour Judge Lawson will outline the history and the context that led to the establishment of the Koori Court. Her Honour will also explain how the modified virtual process is operating.

Nerita Waight, the CEO of Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service, will present on the Aboriginal Community Justice Reports Project.

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Speaker(s): 
Pardeep Tiwana (Chair), Her Honour Judge Lawson, Nerita Waight
When: 
Monday, 12 October, 2020 - 16:00 to 17:00
1 CPD point(s):
Barristers Skills; Practice management & business skills;

COVID-19 Lockdown Law Lecture Series – The Essential Rules of Evidence: Credibility Evidence

The Criminal Bar Association
11Sep

In this Zoom lecture series, Dr Jason Harkess revisits and explains some of the most fundamental concepts of evidence relevant to practising criminal law in the courtroom.

In the fourth of this COVID-19 Lockdown Law Lecture series, Dr Harkess considers what is meant by ‘credibility evidence’, the general prohibition against its admission, and the exceptions that allow it under the Evidence Act 2008.

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Speaker(s): 
Pardeep Tiwana (Chair), Dr Jason Harkess
When: 
Friday, 11 September, 2020 - 16:00 to 17:00
1 CPD point(s):
Substantive Law; Barristers Skills;

COVID-19 Lockdown Law Lecture Series – The Essential Rules of Evidence: Probative Value and Unfair Prejudice

The Criminal Bar Association
4Sep

In this Zoom lecture series, Dr Jason Harkess revisits and explains some of the most fundamental concepts of evidence relevant to practising criminal law in the courtroom.

In the third of this COVID-19 Lockdown Law Lecture series, Dr Harkess considers what is meant by ‘probative value’ and ‘unfair prejudice’, and the court’s power to exclude evidence under ss 135 and 137 of the Evidence Act 2008.

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Speaker(s): 
Pardeep Tiwana (Chair), Dr Jason Harkess
When: 
Friday, 4 September, 2020 - 16:00 to 17:00
1 CPD point(s):
Substantive Law; Barristers Skills;