Critical Updates on Youth Justice Over Lunch, Over 3 Weeks: Representing Children in the Supreme Court: Pre-Trial Issues and Sentencing

Interested in the latest in youth justice? Attend these 3 all-encompassing hour-long sessions either online or on demand. Navigate the intricacies of representing children in the Supreme Court, enhancing your understanding of pre-trial issues, applications for judge-alone trials, and sentencing considerations. 

Friday, 24 May 2024
Early Bird Discount ends 10 May 2024 $112.00
Chair:

Nick Dore, Managing Director, Fisher Dore Lawyers; Accredited Specialist in Criminal Law; Preeminent Criminal Defence Lawyer, Doyle’s Guide, 2022 

Description

Attend and earn 1 CPD unit in Legal Knowledge
This program is based on QLD legislation

1.30pm to 2.30pm Representing Children in the Supreme Court: Pre-Trial Issues and Sentencing
  • Pre-trial publicity and applications for judge alone trials
  • Splitting/joining of adult and juvenile co-offenders and associated issues
  • Sentencing: particularly heinous' findings, RJ processes, recent sentence appeals

Presented by Laura Reece, Barrister-At-Law, Halsbury Chambers

Presenters


Nick Dore, Managing Director, Fisher Dore Lawyers
Nick was admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland in 2002 after completing a two year articled clerkship in Criminal Law. He then commenced work for a prominent criminal law firm and in 2006 commenced his partnership with Terry Fisher and formed Fisher Dore Lawyers. In 2010, Nick obtained the Highest Achiever award when undertaking the Criminal Law Accredited Specialist assessment in Queensland. He was on the QLS Criminal Law Accredited Specialist committee from 2016 - 2022 including his time as Chair in 2020. He is also a member of the QLS Criminal Law Committee. Nick regularly presents and Chairs seminars relating to criminal law topics. He practises exclusively in Criminal Law.


Laura Reece, Barrister-At-Law, Halsbury Chambers
Laura Reece worked as an Associate to a judge of the District Court of Queensland in 1996 and 2004 and commenced practice with Legal Aid Queensland in 2005. She was called to the Bar in 2006 and worked for almost ten years as an in-house barrister before commencing private practice in 2017. She has appeared for defendants in criminal courts all over Queensland, including travelling to regional and remote communities. Those experiences, particularly in Central and Far North Queensland, have exposed her to many of the issues of contemporary Indigenous justice, both for defendants and complainants. Laura is an experienced trial and appellate advocate. She has a keen interest in anti-discrimination and sexual harassment law and has significant experience in mental health law. Having come to the law as a means to pursue her commitment to social justice, she has a career-long involvement in policy work and law reform. Laura is a member of the Criminal Law and Human Rights committees of the Bar Association. In that capacity she has drafted or contributed to submissions on most of the major issues in criminal law reform over the past decade.




This seminar is part of a series

Critical Updates on Youth Justice Over Lunch, Over 3 Weeks

Interested in the latest in youth justice? Attend these 3 all-encompassing hour-long sessions either online or on demand. They will fit perfectly into your busy schedule as you can have some lunch while you delve into watch-houses, detention, bail, monitoring devices, and addressing issues surrounding serious repeat offenders. Explore the nuances of the impact of domestic and family violence on the sentencing of children. Engage with Youth Justice Outcomes, presented by Judge Richards from the District Court of Queensland, to delve into tensions and challenges within the system. Navigate the intricacies of representing children in the Supreme Court, enhancing your understanding of pre-trial issues, applications for judge-alone trials, and sentencing considerations.

Description

Attend the full series and earn 3 CPD units in Legal Knowledge
This program is based on QLD legislation

If you register for the full series as a live online product after the date of an individual session, you will be sent the recording for the sessions that have passed. Alternatively, you can register for individual sessions by following the links below.

 

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Critical Updates on Youth Justice Over Lunch, Over 3 Weeks: Representing Children in the Supreme Court: Pre-Trial Issues and Sentencing

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