Courts & tribunals
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22 Oct 2021
Covid-19 update for the ACT legal profession
Updates on the situation in relation to Covid-19, including event cancellations and Court arrangements.
6 Oct 2021
ACT budget initiatives relevant to the legal sector
For the interest of members, the Law Society has produced a summary of budget initiatives of relevance to the legal sector.
1 Sep 2021
Family Law Update: New merged courts
The Family Law Committee would like to advise members of recent developments and releases from the new merged Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia.
5 Jul 2021
What's it like appearing as a witness in Court?
You may have heard local lawyer Paul Edmonds of our Criminal Law Committee chatting with Georgia Stynes on ABC Radio recently about what it's like appearing as a witness in Court. We've compiled some useful resources on this topic.
29 Jun 2021
Attending court as a witness?
24 May 2021
What are my rights if I'm under arrest?
5 Jan 2021
ACT profession welcomes new Special Magistrate
The Law Society today offered a warm welcome to the ACT’s newly-appointed Special Magistrate, Jane Campbell.
2 Jul 2020
Law Society welcomes repeal of law removing right to trial by jury
The ACT Law Society today welcomed the repeal of legislation that removed a defendant's right to a fair trial. The Society had previously condemned the introduction of this law.
18 May 2020
Law Society welcomes return of jury trials in Canberra
The ACT Law Society welcomes the announcement that jury trials will recommence on 15 June 2020.