Beyond Punishment Seminar Series: The Role of Victims in the Criminal Justice System: Participants or Observers?

Beyond Punishment Seminar Series: The Role of Victims in the Criminal Justice System: Participants or Observers? Due to the extended lockdown in Sydney , this event will now be held online only.  Traditionally, criminal processes have been seen as matters involving exclusively the state and the accused person. However, there is an emerging movement towards …

A Reasonable Balance: The NSW and Queensland Law Reform Commissions’ Reports about Consent and Culpability in Sex Cases involving Adults

2021 Criminal Law CPD Series: A Reasonable Balance: The NSW and Queensland Law Reform Commissions’ Reports about Consent and Culpability in Sex Cases involving Adults SUBSTANTIVE LAW CPD Points: 1.5 In response to public concern about the operation of the law relating to offences such as rape and sexual assault, the New South Wales and …

Sentencing Law Reform in Germany: Public Opinion, Principle and the Lessons to be Drawn from Other Jurisdictions

Sentencing Law Reform in Germany: Public Opinion, Principle and the Lessons to be Drawn from Other Jurisdictions Speaker: Professor Elisa Hoven, University of Leipzig   In her presentation, Professor Hoven will address sentencing law and practice in Germany. She will outline the shortcomings of the current law and their effects on the practice of the …