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Sentencing Trends No 6 — Common offences in the higher courts

Veronica Roby Research Assistant (Criminology) Introduction This paper is the second in a series examining commonly occurring offences. The first paper examined the twenty most common offences...

Sentencing Trend No 5 — Common Offences in the Local Court

Ian MacKinnell Senior Research Officer (Criminology) Introduction This paper describes the sentencing patterns for the twenty most common offences dealt with in the Local Courts of New...

Sentencing Trends No 4 — Sentencing in the Court of Criminal Appeal

Veronica Roby Research AssistantIntroduction This study consists of a statistical analysis of the outcomes of the decisions of the New South Wales Court of Criminal Appeal...

Sentencing Trends No 3 — The impact of truth in sentencing: Part 2 –...

Veronica Roby Research Assistant Michael Cain Senior Research Officer Introduction The previous publication in this series’ examined sentencing in the higher courts before and after 25 September 1989, the...

Sentencing Trend No 2 — The impact of truth in sentencing: Part 1 –...

Michael Cain Senior Research Officer Veronica Roby Research Assistant Introduction The purpose of this study is to identify whether sentencing in the District and Supreme Courts (ie the higher...

Sentencing Trends No 1 — The Children’s Court

Michael Cain Senior Research Officer Introduction Section 8 of the Judicial Officers Act 1986 charges the Judicial Commission of NSW with the task of providing criminological assistance...