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To assist those court users without direct access to the Judicial Information Research System (JIRS) we are providing access to the summaries of legislation, case law and other material relating to the COVID-19 pandemic which have been published on JIRS.

Sentencing Trends & Issues No 37 — Common Offences in the NSW Local Court:...

Mathew Karpin Research Officer Patrizia Poletti Principal Research Officer (Statistics) Editor: Hugh Donnelly Director, Research and Sentencing Introduction One of the functions of the Judicial Commission is to “disseminate information and...

Sentencing Trends & Issues No 36 — Trends in the use of full-time imprisonment...

Sam Indyk Research Officer Editor: Hugh Donnelly Director, Research and Sentencing Introduction This Sentencing Trends & Issues tackles the continuing issue discussed in Monograph 29: “how do sentencing patterns...

Sentencing Trends & Issues No 35 — Impact of the High Range PCA Guideline...

Patrizia Poletti Principal Research Officer (Statistics) Introduction As a result of “systemic leniency in sentencing” for the drink driving offence of high range prescribed concentration of alcohol...

Sentencing Trends & Issues No 34 — Trends in the use of s 12...

Patrizia Poletti Principal Research Officer (Statistics) Sumitra Vignaendra Senior Research Officer A decision to impose a suspended sentence of imprisonment is not a straightforward exercise. The sentencer must...

Sentencing Trends & Issues No 33 — Successful Completion Rates for Supervised Sentencing Options

Ivan Potas Director, Research and Sentencing Simon Eyland Director, Corporate Research, Evaluation and Statistics, New South Wales Department of Corrective Services Jennifer Munro Research Officer, Corporate Research, Evaluation...

Sentencing Trends & Issues No 32 — Pre-sentence Custody and Other Constraints on Liberty

Number 32 - May 2005 Pre-sentence Custody and Other Constraints on Liberty Andrea Hadaway Research Officer Hugh Donnelly Manager, Research and Sentencing Introduction This Sentencing Trends examines the sometimes difficult...

Sentencing Trends & Issues No 31 — The Use and Limitations of Sentencing Statistics

NUMBER 31 - DECEMBER 2004 The Use and Limitations of Sentencing Statistics This publication has been withdrawn on the basis that the information about JIRS statistics...

Sentencing Trends & Issues No 30 — Common Offences and the Use of Imprisonment...

NUMBER 30 - MARCH 2004 Common Offences and the Use of Imprisonment in the District and Supreme Courts in 2002 Jason Keane Research Officer Patrizia Poletti Senior Research Officer...

Sentencing Trends & Issues No 29 — Suspended Sentences in New South Wales

NUMBER 29 - NOVEMBER 2003 Suspended Sentences in New South Wales Georgia Brignell Research Officer Patrizia Poletti Senior Research Officer (Special Projects) Introduction The sanction of suspended sentence set out under...

Sentencing Trends & Issues No 28 — Common Offences in the Local Court

NUMBER 28 - SEPTEMBER 2003 Common Offences in the Local Court Jason Keane, Research Officer (Statistics) Patrizia Poletti, Senior Research Officer (Special Projects) Introduction In 1994, the Judicial Commission published Sentencing...