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6 Aug 2020
Coronavirus update for the ACT legal profession
Updates on the situation in relation to COVID-19, including event cancellations and Court arrangements.
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.
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.
12 Mar 2020
ACT Intermediary Program
A fact sheet about the operation of the ACT Intermediary Program.
27 Feb 2020
ACT Courts and Tribunal interpreter protocols
The ACT Supreme Court, ACT Magistrates Court and ACAT have developed a Protocol to guide the use of interpreters in court and tribunal proceedings.
22 May 2019
Law Society welcomes ACT's newest Judge
The Law Society issued a warm welcome to The Honourable Acting Justice Robert Crowe, who has joined the bench of the ACT Supreme Court.
9 Apr 2019
Law Society welcomes new ACT Magistrates
The ACT Law Society welcomed the appointment of local barristers James Lawton and James Stewart to the bench of the ACT Magistrates Court.
11 Dec 2018
ACT Law Society welcomes new DPP
The Society was pleased to learn of the appointment of Shane Drumgold as the new director of the ACT DPP.