The two day interactive forum on jury management will enable participating judges to explore and develop more effective and efficient jury management practices. Topics to be covered include effective communication with juries, dealing with issues during the trial, effectively delivering the charge and dealing with longer jury trials.
This program offers professional development, reflection, interactive workshops, and the opportunity to meet Magistrates and Tribunal Members from other jurisdictions.
** This program is full ** This national program brings a practical approach to professional development for new appointees. It will provide opportunities for the exchange of ideas and experiences through interactive workshops, problem solving exercises and skills-based learning.
** Places available in Sydney program to be held in October 2017 **
The National Judicial Orientation Program has been presented every year since 1994. The program has been developed by a steering committee of experienced judges and judicial education professionals drawn from courts and educational bodies throughout Australia. The primary objective of the program is to assist newly appointed judicial officers with their transition to judicial office by facilitating the development and refinement of the skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary for effective judging.