Criminal Bar Events & Cpds

Criminal

20Dec
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Current Sentencing Practices Post Dalgliesh

Criminal Bar Association
9Nov

The recent decision of DPP v Dalgliesh [2017] HCA 41 will have some effect on how plea hearings are conducted, in respect to current sentencing practices.  This presentation will address what submissions a prosecutor may make regarding current sentencing practices in light of Dalgliesh and how defence counsel might respond.

 

Speaker(s): 
Fran Dalziel and Paul Smallwood
When: 
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 17:15
Where: 
Neil McPhee Room, Level 1 Owen Dixon Chambers East
205 William Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Australia
1 CPD point(s):
Substantive Law;

New rules for plea reports

Criminal Bar Association
16Aug

A new Practice Note - Sentencing Hearings: Expert Reports on Mental Functioning of Offenders commenced operation in the Supreme Court and County Court on a trial basis from 1 July 2017. It is intended to enhance the quality and reliability of expert evidence relied upon in plea and sentencing hearings in connection with questions of the mental functioning of persons who are to be sentenced. Each of the speakers are members of the Forensic Evidence Working Group who developed the Practice Note. 

Speaker(s): 
Chair: Lesley Taylor QC Speakers: President Maxwell, Justice Beale and Dr Andrew Carroll
When: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 17:15
Where: 
Neil McPhee Room, Level 1 Owen Dixon Chambers East
205 William Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Australia
1 CPD point(s):
Substantive Law; Practice management & business skills;
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