|Start time||29 Oct 2019 9:00am (Australia - Melbourne)|
|End time||30 Oct 2019 3:30pm (Australia - Melbourne)|
|Location||Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne|
|Speaker||John Marquis, Barrister, Victorian Bar|
|Catering||Includes morning tea, lunch & refreshments|
|Designed for||Legal practitioners|
Criminal Law - Practice and procedure (Oct 2019)
Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne
This workshop provides an overview of the criminal law jurisdiction in Victoria.
Participants will examine the basic principles of Criminal Law Practice and Procedure with special reference to practice in the Magistrates' Court. Participants will also be introduced to appeals from the Magistrates' Court to the County and Supreme Courts, and committals and preparation for trial in the County and Supreme Courts.
An overview of the criminal law jurisdiction. The program includes:
- Magistrates' Court mentions
- Contested hearings
- Police powers of arrest
- Detention and investigation
- Bail procedures
- Pre-trial procedures
Note: This workshop runs for 2 days.
Essentials are workshops for lawyers new to, or wanting to update knowledge in, particular skills or practice areas. These workshops aim to cover the 'essentials'.
Professional Skills: 2.0
Substantive Law: 9.0