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Covid-19 update for the ACT legal profession

28 Jul 2021

Covid-19 update for the ACT legal profession

Updates on the situation in relation to Covid-19, including event cancellations and Court arrangements.

What's it like appearing as a witness in Court?

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.

ACT profession welcomes new Special Magistrate

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.

Law Society welcomes repeal of law removing right to trial by jury

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.

Law Society welcomes return of jury trials in Canberra

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.

 Law Society condemns ACT Government’s removal of right to trial by jury

2 Apr 2020

Law Society condemns ACT Government’s removal of right to trial by jury

The ACT Law Society today condemned the ACT Government's removal of a defendant's right to a fair trial.

ACT Intermediary Program

12 Mar 2020

ACT Intermediary Program

A fact sheet about the operation of the ACT Intermediary Program.

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