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Equality Before the Law Bench Book — Update 14

Section 1 — Equality before the law This section has been revised and updated. Further, new commentary at 1.4.1 Unconscious bias has been added. This refers to research into how...

Post-sentencing reform statistics now available on JIRS

The Judicial Commission has launched an enhanced statistics viewer to accommodate the new community based sentencing options which came into effect on 24 September...

Indigenous law students’ clerkship program February/March 2020

The NSW Bar, with the Ngara Yura Program, is offering a unique opportunity to see a side of the legal profession that is normally...

Sentencing Bench Book — Update 44

Update 44 to the Sentencing Bench Book contains amendments to: Penalties of imprisonment The text at  Imprisonment as a sanction of last resort has been updated to include Casella v...

Local Court Bench Book Update 132 published

Specific penalties and orders The following legislation in the tables has been revised to reflect recent amendments: Bail Act 2013 by the Justice Legislation Amendment...

Criminal Trial Courts Bench Book Update 61.2

The following sections have been updated Dangerous driving The commentary in this section has been revised to summarise the content of directions to be given...

Children’s Court Resource Handbook Update 10 published

Update 10 of the Children’s Court Resource Handbook includes: Two articles have been added to Care and protection matters — background material, by his Honour...

Criminal Trials Court Bench Book Update 61 published

Update 61 of the Criminal Trials Court Bench Book includes a new section on the Sexual assault communications privilege. This has been added in the Trial Procedure chapter...

Local Court Bench Book Update 131 published

Update 131 of the Local Court Bench Book includes amendments to the following chapters: Specific Penalties and Orders Children's Court. The Children's Court "Criminal jurisdiction" section...

Local Court Bench Book Update 130 published

Update 130 of the Local Court Bench Book includes Specific penalties and orders Bail Small Claims Evidence from vulnerable persons Local Court Practice Notes