Monday 24th October 2022
Seminar | 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Sentencing is both a process and an art. It is also one of the most challenging tasks that judicial officers grapple with.
Newly appointed judicial officers and those wanting a refresher, are invited to join Australia’s leading sentencing expert, Professor Arie Freiberg AM, Judge Fran Dalziel and Magistrate Michelle Hodgson, as they reflect on the sentencing task and share their tips for crafting a neutral and balanced sentence.
- How they approach the instinctive synthesis process
- Sentencing options
- Courtcraft including dealing with poorly prepared sentencing submissions, interpreting sentencing statistics and receiving victim impact statements