Mental health, drug dependency & the law series 1.
Mental illness and drug dependency are common in people appearing in the criminal justice system. Yet they often don’t get the support they need.
Delivering oral decisions effectively.
Are you drowning in reserve judgments? Or are you over-reliant on the written word?
Yoorrook: A conversation with the Commissioners.
Join Yoorrook Commissioners, Professor Eleanor Bourke AM and Professor the Honourable Kevin Bell AM KC, as they discuss the Commission’s ongoing work following the second round of hearings held earlier this year.
Affirmative consent and stealthing.
Legislative reforms arising from the Victorian Law Reform Commission’s 2021 report on Improving the Justice System Response to Sexual Offences came into effect on 30 July 2023.
Judicial management forum.
The close working relationship between judge and associate is a distinctive feature of judicial life. The relationship is generally highly prized and valued by both parties and has evolved without much formal assistance. But how do other judges manage their working life with associates? And what constitutes best-practice when managing staff?
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.