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Criminal Law Conference 2019

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Organiser

Law Society of Tasmania

CPD Points

6.0


Venues

Blundstone Arena Ricky Ponting Room

15 Derwent Street Bellerive, Tasmania 7018

CPD Points: 6 (SL, PS, PM and E) 

Registrations Now Open!

Venue: Blunstone Arena - Ricky Ponting Room
Registration desk opens  - 9.45am 
Closing remarks, canapes and drinks - 5.20pm

Who should attend

Criminal Law Practitioners | Barristers | Litigation Lawyers | Early Career Lawyers interested in Criminal Law

Registration includes:

  • Attendance at all conference sessions 
  • Lunch and afternoon tea
  • Post-conference drinks
  • Papers
  • Entry into Business Card Draw - proudly sponsored by Stewart Title
  • CPD Assist Draw

 

Speakers


The Hon Justice Helen Wood | The Hon Justice Michael Brett | Chief Magistrate Catherine Geason | Magistrate Glenn Hay | Daryl Coates SC (DPP) | Linda Mason SC (DPP) | Rebekah O'Meagher, (CDPP) | Tim Marsh (VLA) | Garth Stevens (Liverpool Chambers) | Evan Hughes (Rae & Partners) | Jackie Hartnett (DPP)

 

Program

9.45am      Registration and coffee/tea on arrival

9.55am      Welcome and Opening Jackie Hartnett, Principal Crown Counsel, Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions

10.00am     Criminal Law: Year in Review  Jackie Hartnett, Principal Crown Counsel, Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions; Chair, Criminal Law Committee, Law Society of Tasmania 

10.30am    Evidence Act - Tendency and Coincidence in Sexual Crimes  Her Hon. Justice Helen Wood, Supreme Court of Tasmania, and Daryl Coates, SC, Director of Public Prosecutions, Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions

11.25am    Vicarious Trauma - Dealing with Confronting and Sexual Crimes   Tim Marsh, Chief Counsel, Victoria Legal Aid,

12.20pm    Lunch

An Afternoon on Sentencing

1.10pm     Sentencing Considerations in Sexual Crimes Linda Mason SC, Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions, Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions and Garth Stevens, Barrister, Liverpool Chambers

2.05pm     Court Mandated Drug Diversion Lists Magistrate Glenn Hay, Magistrates Court of Tasmania

2.50pm    Afternoon Tea

3.20pm      Ethics in Sentencing: A Discussion

Panel includes:

  • The Hon. Justice Michael Brett, Supreme Court of Tasmania,
  • Chief Magistrate Catherine Geason, Magistrates' Court of Tasmania
  • Rebekah O'Meagher, Acting Assistant Director, Office of the Commonwealth Director of Prosecutions
  • Evan Hughes, Partner, Rae & Partners and President, Law Society of Tasmania

Moderated by Jackie Hartnett, Principal Crown Counsel, Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions

 

5.20pm      Closing Remarks followed by drinks and canapes

 

Accommodation:
Looking for accommodation in Hobart?  Click here to view LST member accommodation rates - accommodation is scarce in March so book soon to avoid disappointment.  Click here to view Wrest Point corporate rates for the Law Society.
Please quote 'Law Society rate'.

 

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$475.00

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