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Justice Legislation Amendment (Committals and Guilty Pleas) Act 2017: The Crash Course

By Sophie Coulson

Introduction

The Justice Legislation Amendment (Committals and Guilty Pleas) Act 2017 (“The Act”) changes the committal process as we currently know it and amends the sentencing discounts available for guilty pleas. 1,851 more words

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Brutal domestic violence cases concluded during Superior Court trial week

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The Spalding County District Attorney’s Office recently completed a trial week with the Superior Court Judge Christopher Edwards. This trial week was the first of three weeks before Edwards. 581 more words

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Early Guilty Plea Reforms

By Sophie Coulson

Introduction

The Attorney-General announced last month that the ‘Early Appropriate Guilty Plea’ (“EAGP”) Reforms proposed by the Law Reform Commission (“LRC”) will be implemented in early 2018. 2,856 more words

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NSW Government announces criminal law reforms

The NSW AG today announced a number of wide-ranging reforms to the criminal justice system. While the legislation has not yet been released, it is clear that these reforms will have a major impact on the practice of criminal law in NSW. 897 more words

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