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Scholarship for the Legal Community updated.

7 October 2021
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We're excited to announce the latest update in Scholarship for the Legal Community: a selection of curated summaries of recently published academic writing from local and international journals.

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New appointments to the County Court.

6 October 2021
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The College welcomes and congratulates David Bennett, Belinda Bales and Rosalind Avis on their appointments as Judicial Registrars of the County Court of Victoria.

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New appointments to the Supreme Court.

28 September 2021
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The College warmly congratulates Deirdre Roisin McCann and Elizabeth Jane Tueno on their appointments as Judicial Registrars of the Supreme Court of Victoria.

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New appointments to the Magistrates' Court.

21 September 2021
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The College welcomes and congratulates Cecily Hollingworth, Rohan Lawrence, Cynthia Lynch, Jason Ong and Matthew White on their appointments to the Magistrates' Court of Victoria.

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Cryptocurrency: What you need to know.

20 September 2021
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Find out about our recent webinar on cryptocurrencies and view our resource developed to assist judicial officers when hearing matters involving cryptocurrencies.

 

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Sentencing older offenders in Victoria.

16 September 2021
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The Sentencing Advisory Council has released a new report that reviews the relevance of age to sentencing and investigates the prevalence of sentenced older offenders in the state.

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New Resources: Fundamentals of Evidence.

13 September 2021
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We’re pleased to launch our Key Principles guides designed to assist judicial officers better understand the operation, and application, of key Evidence Act 2008 (Vic) provisions.

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Message from the Chief Justice regarding the easing of restrictions in Regional Victoria.

9 September 2021
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Update from Chief Justice Anne Ferguson, on behalf of the Victorian courts and VCAT – 9 September, 2021.

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Our youth, our way.
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Our youth, our way.

2 September 2021
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A new report examines the lived experiences of Aboriginal children and young people in Victoria and the factors contributing to their over-representation in the youth justice system.

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Scholarship for the Legal Community.

1 September 2021
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We’re excited to launch Scholarship for the Legal Community – our curated selection of research summaries of recently published academic writing from local and international journals.

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Serious Injury Manual update.

31 August 2021
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The Serious Injury Manual has been updated in response to VWA v Brassington [2021] VSCA 236, which reconsidered how injuries to several body parts in a single incident are assessed for the purpose of the ‘serious injury’ test.

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Pocket Evidence Law updated.

23 August 2021
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Supreme Court Justice Chris Beale has recently updated his Pocket Evidence Law resource, with a rewrite of s 137 on the exclusion of evidence where its potential for unfair prejudice exceeds its probative value.