Celebrating Koori specialist courts and tribunals.
Join this session to hear a panel discussion on the variety of services and supports available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the justice system.
Managing the complexities of self-represented litigants.
Self-represented litigants are a diverse group. Some are adept at court procedures. Others are highly disorganised and display problematic behaviours.
Balancing the demands of judicial life.
Judicial work is meaningful and rewarding. It can also be complex, demanding and emotionally draining.
Working with diverse communities and interpreters.
People from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds frequently experience barriers to justice when participating in court and tribunal processes.
Integrated jury directions in sexual offence trials.
Research shows that integrated directions promote jury comprehension – and reduce the time taken to reach a decision.
Your trauma-informed court.
Trauma can affect how people communicate in the courtroom – and their ability to comply with directions and orders of the court.