Public confidence in sentencing

Judge John Robertson1 1Queensland Sentencing Advisory Council, Brisbane, Australia As newly appointed Chair of the Queensland Sentencing Advisory Council, this presentation will discuss how assuming this role provides an opportunity for the Council to extend its experience and professional skillset....
  • August 22, 2018
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Ms Marni Manning1, Ms Laura Hidderley1 1Queensland Sentencing Advisory Council, Brisbane, Australia Laura Hidderley – Laura has designed and worked on major quantitative research projects in a variety of government departments. At the Australian Taxation Office, she worked on two...
  • August 22, 2018
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Mr Geoff Fisher1, Ms Cynthia Marwood1 1Sentencing Advisory Council, Melbourne, Australia, In 2015, the Corrections Act 1986 (Vic) was amended to require the Sentencing Advisory Council to report annually on the number of people convicted of a ‘serious offence’ that...
  • August 21, 2018
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Mr Mark Hamilton1 1University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia The majority of environmental crime is committed by corporations in breach of an approval (either a license or development consent) to interact with the environment. Traditionally, the courts have dealt...
  • August 21, 2018
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Nessa Lynch1 1Victoria University Of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand The Sentencing and Parole Reform Act 2010 introduced a tiered ‘three strikes’ sentencing law to New Zealand. While not as harsh as its Californian cousin, repeat violent offenders now face determinate...
  • July 26, 2018
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