National Judicial Orientation Program February 2017 (fully subscribed)

Date: 19 to 24-Feb-2017
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** 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.


Papers for: Joint NJCA / ANU Conference 2017: Brave New Worlds

Date: 4 to 5-Mar-2017
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The 2017 annual conference explored emerging research and issues in the areas of identification and evidence. Click on the conference title above to access these materials. More materials will be added soon.

Next year’s conference will focus on Sentencing. We welcome your suggestions for the 2018 Sentencing and 2019 conferences.


Writing Better Judgments 2017 – Registrations are now open!

Date: 3 to 5-Apr-2017
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This program has been developed for the Australian judiciary and is designed to enhance participants’ judgment writing skills through analysis, discussion and rewriting of judgments in small groups. The program is hands-on and where participants are assisted by professional writers and senior judges.


National Magistrates Orientation Program 2017

Date: 4 to 8-Sep-2017
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This five day program, previously called the Phoenix Magistrates Program, is open to magistrates only, providing an opportunity for professional development, reflection, workshops and to meet magistrates from other jurisdictions. It will have a strong emphasis on using the knowledge and skills of people who are familiar with the challenges inherent in the work of a magistrate.


Dialogues on Being a Judge 2017

Date: 4 to 6-Oct-2017
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This two and a half day residential program has been developed specifically for experienced (mid career) judges and magistrates. It will provide an opportunity for judicial officers to reflect and share with colleagues their approaches to their work through the exploration of contemporary themes. Further details will be available early in the new year.


National Judicial Orientation Program October 2017

Date: 22 to 27-Oct-2017
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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.


Jury Management 2017

Date: 24 to 25-Nov-2017
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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. The program will include sessions on communication, the use of question trails, and the effect of the availability of social media on jury behaviour.


Oral Judgments 2017- Seeking Expressions of Interest

Date: 31 to 31-Dec-2017
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Note: The dates and location of the Program will be advised soon. Dates on this page are not applicable. This program has been developed for the Australian judiciary and is being designed to enhance participants’ oral judgment skills through analysis, discussion and preparing for the delivery oral judgments. The program has a large practical component in which participants will deliver oral decisions and receive individualised feedback to enhance skills in oral decisions.