Sentencing

Aboriginal People

“Sentencing Aboriginal Offenders – ‘Striving For Equality Before the Law’ “His Honour Judge Stephen Norrish QC – August 2017

“Indigenous Offenders Sentencing Checklist” Her Honour Judge Dina Yehia SC – June 2016

“Current Issues in Sentencing – Sentencing Indigenous Australians – Judicial Challenges and Possible ‘Solutions’ “. His Honour Judge Stephen Norrish QC – February 2016

“The Impact of Bugmy and Munda on Sentencing Aboriginal and Other Offenders” The Honourable Justice Stephen Rothmam AM – February 2014 (link to Supreme Court site).

“Sentencing Indigenous Offenders. Not Enough ‘Judicial Notice’?” – His Honour Judge Stephen Norrish QC – October 2013 (link to Judicial Conference of Australia site)

“Justice for Aboriginal People in the Justice System.” His Honour Judge Stephen Norrish QC – December 2010

“The Fernando Principles: The Sentencing of Indigenous Offenders in NSW” Janet Manuel SC  – December 2009 (link to PD website)

Assistance to Authorities

” ‘ Going the Dog’: Sentencing And Assistance To Law Enforcement Authorities.” Riyad El-Choufani, Sophie Williams and Daniel Pace – August 2017 (link to Legal Aid NSW site).

Bench Book

“Sentencing Bench Book” – NSW Judicial Commission (link to NSW Judicial Commission website)

Child Sex Offender Register

“The NSW Child Sex Offender Register” Nerissa Keay – September 2012.

Powerpoint presentation accompanying “The NSW Child Sex Offender Register” Nerissa Keay – September 2012.

Children

“Youth As A Mitigating Factor: To What Extent Does The Principle Survive?” Her Honour Judge DIna Yehia SC – June 2007 (link to PD website).

“The Role of Rehabilitation in Sentencing Children for Serious Offences” Lester Fernandez – April 2004

Commonwealth Crime

“Basics of Commonwealth Sentencing Law.” Sarah McNaughton SC, Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions – March 2017.

Criminal Records

“Reading a Criminal Record” Soibhan Mullany and Rosemarie Lambert – October 2012.

“Children’s Criminal Records and Convictions” Aaron Tang and Louise Brown – September 2011

Deportation

“Visa Cancellations For Clients with Criminal Histories” presentation by Ben Mostyn; notes by Siobhan Mullany – March 2012.

District and Supreme Courts

“Sentencing in Serious Criminal Matters” Eric Wilson SC – February 2010 (link to PD website)

“Tactical Plea Making in The Superior Courts” His Honour Judge Craigie SC and Chrissa Loukas SC – September 2009 (link to PD website)

“Sentencing in the District Court: Practical Considerations” John Stratton SC – September 2007 (link to PD website)

“Sentencing Advocacy” His Honour Judge Norrish QC – May 2005 (link to PD website)

Diversionary Schemes

“Diversionary and Other Schemes in the Local Court” His Honour Judge Henson, Chief Magistrate of NSW – March 2015

Driving Disqualification

“Road Trip – An Abbreviated Guide To The Road Transport Legislation” Darren Robinson – July 2013

“Recent Developments in Sentencing For Traffic Offences Including Post O’Sullivan Higginson and Meakin” Brett Thomas – January 2013

Drugs – Compulsory Drug Treatment Orders

“Quick Guide to Compulsory Drug Treatment Correctional Centre” Legal Aid Drug Court solicitors – June 2010

Fines

“Fines and Their Enforcement” Jane Sanders – December 2013

General Principles

“Sentencing Checklist for Practitioners” Her Honour Judge Yehia SC – March 2017

“Sentences and Sentencing” – The Honourable Justice Blanch AO QC – February 2015 (from PD site)

“Sentencing In The 21st Century” The Honourable Justice Peter McClellan AM – April 2012 (link to Supreme Court site)

“Sentencing – Good, Bad and Indifferent” His Honour Judge Nicholson SC – September 2011

“Principled Sentencing Practice” Paul Townsend – June 2011

“Local Court Sentencing – A Practical Overview” Vaughan Roles – March 2011.

Good Behaviour Bonds

“Defended Breach of Bond Proceedings” Derek Buchanan – August 2015

Guilty Pleas – Early Appropriate Guilty Pleas

“Early Guilty Pleas: A New Ball Game” Mark Ierace SC – April 2018 (link to PD site).

“Early Appropriate Guilty Pleas” (Powerpoint Presentation) Robert Hoyles – March 2018

EAGP Reform – A Guide for Defence Practitioners April 2018 (link to Legal Aid NSW site)

Section 72 Assistance for Practitioners April 2018 (link to Legal Aid NSW site).

Section 72 – Explanation to Legally Represented Accused If Statutory Utilitarian Discount Caps Apply April 2018 (link to Legal Aid NSW site).

Section 72 – Explanation to Legally Represented Accused If Statutory Utilitarian Discount Caps Do Not Apply April 2018 (link to Legal Aid NSW site).

Agreement Between NSW Police Force and ODPP (NSW) Concerning the Content and Service of An Early Appropriate Guilty Plea Brief and Charge Certification. April 2018 (link to Legal Aid NSW site).

Guilty Pleas – Generally

“Pleas and Traversals” Wil Tuckey – June 2018

“Discounts For Guilty Pleas” The Honourable Justice Bromwich – February 2016 (link to PD site)

“Convenience Pleas” Benjamin Bickford – June 2011

Local Court

“Current Issues in Sentencing in The Local Court” Brett Thomas – August 2011.

“Local Court Sentencing – A Practical Overview” Vaughan Roles – March 2011.

Mental Health

“Mental Health and Sentencing” Cara Feiner – March 2013

No Conviction

“Section 10; Its Use, Misuse, Non-Use and Over Use” Brett Thomas – November 2011

Parole

“The Other Trifecta – Prisons, Parole and Programs.” – Keppie Waters – August 2017 (link to Legal Aid NSW site).

“Parole – Frequently Asked Questions” Bharan Narula – March 2015

“Parole, ‘Normal Community Life’ and Other Mysteries” Will Hutchins and Keppie Waters – March 2013

“Update on Parole and the State Parole Authority” Will Hutchins – July 2012

Plea Bargaining

“Negotiating With the DPP(NSW)” Chris Maxwell QC, Deputy Senior Crown Prosecutor – March 2015

“Writing Reps – Ten “Pro Tips” For Young Players” Rosie Lambert – September 2012

“Negotiating With Police and Prosecutors” Stephen Lawrence – June 2011

Standard Non-Parole Periods

“Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Amendment (Standard Non-Parole Periods) Act 2013 (NSW)” Hugh Donnelly – December 2013

“Sentencing Since Muldrock” Richard Wilson – March 2013 (link to PD site).

“Developments in Double Jeopardy and The Application of Standard Non-Parole Periods.” Tony Bellanto QC – November 2011.

Suspended Sentences

“Section 12 Bonds – Breach Proceedings and Consequences of Revocation” Riyad El-Choufani – May 2017.

“Section 12 Bonds: Breach Offences and (non) Revocation under Section 98 of the Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999 (NSW)” Arjun Chhabra – November 2013

“NSW Suspended Sentences” Ben Cochrane – June 2010

Visa Cancellation

“Visa Cancellations For Clients with Criminal Histories” presentation by Ben Mostyn; notes by Siobhan Mullany – March 2012.