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.
Authoritative and effective courtroom communication.
Effectively managing a courtroom may be a challenge. But it is a skill that can be learned and will assist you to appropriately establish your authority.
Mastering the art of judgment writing.
Do you feel burdened by the number of judgments you have to write? Are your judgments and rulings getting longer and more complex?