Sentencing

Magistrate Pauline Spencer1  1Dandenong Magistrates Court Bail and sentencing legislation in Victoria, Australia allows for judicial officers to require offenders to return to court for regular reviews before the same judicial officer.  This practice of ‘judicial supervision’ evolved out of...
  • September 26, 2018
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Dr Benjamin Spivak1, Magistrate Pauline Spencer2, Professor James Ogloff1 1Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science, Swinburne University of Technology, 2Magistrates’ Court of Victoria Judicial monitoring allows for an accused/offender to appear before the same magistrate on multiple occasions to encourage and monitor engagement...
  • September 26, 2018
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Michael Trood1, Dr Benjamin Spivak1, Professor James Ogloff1 1Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science, Swinburne University of Technology  Judicial supervision is a key component of problem-solving courts. Meta-analytic research investigating the effectiveness of interventions that utilize judicial supervision has found mixed...
  • September 26, 2018
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Dr Eugene Schofield-Georgeson1 1University Of Technology Sydney (UTS), Broadway, Australia There is a scant existing literature on the efficacy of the right to silence (privilege against self-incrimination) in securing successful prosecutions in Australia and comparable jurisdictions. Existing research has downplayed...
  • August 22, 2018
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Dr Daniel Pascoe1, Dr Andrew Novak2 1School of Law, City University Of Hong Kong, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong, 2Department of Criminology, Law and Society, George Mason University, Fairfax, United States Nearly all legal systems throughout the world possess an executive...
  • August 22, 2018
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Ms Milda Istiqomah1 1UNSW, Sydney, Australia, 2Brawijaya University, Malang, Indonesia In terrorism prosecutions, some researchers have claimed that extra-legal factors tend to influence sentencing outcomes, however, there is no adequate evidence that this tendency exists in Indonesian terrorism trials. This...
  • August 22, 2018
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Professor Elena Marchetti2, Ms Anne Edwards1 1Queensland Sentencing Advisory Council, Brisbane, Australia, 2Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia Since the re-establishment of the Queensland Sentencing Advisory Council in late 2016, the Council has strived to design and deliver a range of professional...
  • August 22, 2018
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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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Dr Danielle Tyson1, Professor Rosemary Hunter2 1Deakin University,  Burwood, Australia, 2Queen Mary University of London, London, England In 2005 the Australian State of Victoria abolished the defence of provocation. Part of the impetus for the reforms was to challenge provocation’s...
  • August 22, 2018
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