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Inbrief

Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research - Criminal Justice Aboriginal over-representation quarterly report: March 2021

The Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research has today launched a new statistical report designed to monitor progress towards reducing the over-representation of Aboriginal people in custody in NSW.

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Bureau of Crime Statistics Research Report and Evaluation - Early Appropriate Guilty Plea reforms

Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research - Crime and Justice Bulletin - The impact of the Early Appropriate Guilty Plea reforms on guilty pleas, time to justice, and District Court finalisations

The...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Tuesday 3 August 2021

The New South Wales Bar Association’s consolidated guide to COVID-19-related court arrangements has again been updated in terms of recent developments and includes the District Court of NSW...

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WBF and NBC Parenting at the Bar catch up – Tonight 3 August at 1pm

The Women Barristers Forum and New Barristers Committee invite all members of the Bar to join our Zoom Parenting at the Bar Catch Up at 1pm on Tuesday 3 August 2021.

Ordinarily, the WBF would hold...

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Full Size Room for Sale or Opportunity to Licence - Level 4 Wentworth Chambers

Full size room for sale $125,000.00 (price negotiable).

The recently renovated room has built-in cupboards and a robing cupboard, together with air conditioning, carpet, bar fridge, blinds and is...

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District Court of NSW - COVID-19 Update – Bail Application Procedures

The District Court of NSW has published a COVID-19 Update regarding Bail Application Procedures.

Application to Vary Bail

On and from 2 August 2021 to 28 August 2021 at:

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Working with Silks

Webinar - Tuesday 17 August 2021

The New South Wales Bar Association's New Barristers' Committee will host a CPD webinar on ‘Working with Silks' on Tuesday, 17 August at 5.15 pm.

Panellists...

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Stripped of Citizenship: The Indian Constitution, Human Rights and Public Law

Webinar - Thursday, 5 August 2021

The NSW Bar Association’s Human Rights Committee invites members to a seminar on contemporary human rights issues in India.

Join Professor Kate O’Regan,...

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Chief Justices Past and Present: Dispute Resolution Lecture Series

Tomorrow

Join the Law Council's International Law Section for the opening session of the Chief Justices Past and Present: Dispute Resolution Lecture Series –featuring The Hon. James Allsop AO and...

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TOMORROW: AACL Event - Secret Hearings and the Constitution: SDCV v D-G of Security [2021] FCAFC 51 and the Collaery Case

The NSW Chapter of the Australian Association of Constitutional Law is delighted to welcome Mr David Hume and Dr Rebecca Ananian-Welsh to present on two recent cases that raise important questions...

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Recent Changes to Federal Sentencing for Commonwealth Child Sex Offences

Webinar - Wednesday 4 August 2021

The New South Wales Bar Association's Criminal Law Committee will host a CPD webinar on the “Recent Changes to Federal Sentencing for Commonwealth Child Sex...

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WBF and NBC Parenting at the Bar catch up – Tuesday 3 August at 1pm

The Women Barristers Forum and New Barristers Committee invite all members of the Bar to join our Zoom Parenting at the Bar Catch Up at 1pm on Tuesday 3 August 2021.

Ordinarily, the WBF would hold...

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Federal Family Violence Orders scheme doesn’t have all the answers

The President of the Law Council of Australia has issued a Media Release today stating that, while the Law Council of Australia is pleased the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation...

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Expressions of Interest Sought: Chief Justice of the Australian Capital Territory

The Attorney-General of the Australian Capital Territory, Shane Rattenbury MLA, is currently seeking expressions of interest regarding the appointment of a new Chief Justice to the Supreme Court of...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Monday 2 August 2021

The New South Wales Bar Association’s consolidated guide to COVID-19-related court arrangements has again been updated in terms of recent developments and includes:

• Today’s COVID-19 Update...

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District Court of NSW - COVID-19 Update

The District Court of NSW has today published the following COVID-19 Update.

On and from Monday, 2 August 2021 until 28 August 2021, no personal appearances will be permitted in the District Court...

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Bar Knitting Group

The Bar Knit Group will meet tomorrow, 3 August at 5.30pm via zoom. If you would like to attend please email Michelle Painter SC via mpainter@selbornechambers.com.au and a zoom invitation will be...

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Local Court of NSW - standard email for appearance during COVID-19 Lockdown

The Chief Magistrate has approved a standard email for appearances during the current COVID-19 Lockdown, pursuant to Chief Magistrate's Memorandum 19.

The Chief Magistrate's Office have advised that...

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First Nations Speaker Series

This inaugural First Nations Speaker Series is a joint online program between the NSW Judicial Commission, the Law Society of NSW and NSW Bar Association celebrating First Nations culture and...

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Industrial Relations Commission - Further COVID-19 update

The NSW Industrial Relations Commission has today provided a further COVID-19 update.

Given the extension of the stay at home orders across Greater Sydney, and as the City of Parramatta is an LGA of...

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Reminder: Senior Counsel Applications Close at 5pm today

Senior Counsel 2021

Applicants please note during remote working conditions it may take additional time to assist you, if you encounter problems submitting your application. It is important you do...

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WBF and NBC Parenting at the Bar catch up – Tuesday 3 August at 1pm

The Women Barristers Forum and New Barristers Committee invite all members of the Bar to join our Zoom Parenting at the Bar Catch Up at 1pm on Tuesday 3 August 2021.

Ordinarily, the WBF would hold...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Friday 30 July 2021

The New South Wales Bar Association’s consolidated guide to COVID-19-related court arrangements has again been updated in terms of recent developments and includes today's Further Update from the...

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Tonight: the Barristers' Safe Place

Wellbeing

The Bar Council has approved the creation of an online forum, called the ‘Safe Place’, where barristers may meet and ventilate matters of concern to them, in a confidential setting. It...

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Vale John Haldon (Hal) Wootten AC QC (1922-2021)

John Haldon (Hal) Wootten a former judge of the Equity Division and a life member of the New South Wales Bar Association, died at home on the evening of Tuesday 27 July aged 98 years.

John Halden...

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