Jury Management 2017

Date: 24 to 25-Nov-2017
Cost: $1,400.00
Venue: Sydney CBD


This 1 ½ day program is suited to judges with fewer than five years’ experience. The purpose of this program is to look at ways of dealing with the many practical issues connected with managing a jury in the course of a jury trial.
100% of participants who attended the most recent (2014) Jury Management program reported that they would recommend the program to fellow judges, with comments noting that it was an excellent learning experience.

The Jury (oil on canvas) painted by John Morgan in 1861 (about the jurors)

Brief Program Overview

Friday 24th November 2017

  • Effectively Communicating Directions to Juries – Professor James Ogloff, Forensicare and Swinburne University and Professor Jonathan Clough, Monash University
  • Changes in Jury Directions in Victoria – Matthew Weatherson, Judicial College of Victoria
  • Question Trails – His Honour Judge Tom Ingram, Tauranga District Court of New Zealand
  • Jurors’ Notions of Justice in the Age of Social Media and the Internet – Professor Jill Hunter, UNSW
  • Take Down Orders – The Hon Justice Peter Hamill, Supreme Court of New South Wales

Saturday 25th November 2017

  • Empanelment – His Honour Judge Steven Norrish, District Court of New South Wales
  • Discharge – Her Honour Judge Meryl Sexton, County Court of Victoria
  • Sex Trials and the Jury – Professor Jane Goodman-Delahunty, Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security, Charles Sturt University
  • Dealing with Issues during the Trial – The Hon John McKechnie QC, Commissioner, Western Australian Corruption and Crime Commission and
    The Hon Justice Glenn Martin, Supreme Court of Queensland


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