The conference is designed for the judiciary, legal practitioners, victim specialists, corrective services management, and academics with an interest in sentencing and its aftermath. It will focus in particular on changes in the sentencing environment in the last 15 years, the very strong public and media interest in sentencing issues, the responses of legislatures, the involvement of victims and alternative approaches to dealing with offenders. The Conference is being jointly orghanised by the Faculty of Law (Australian National University), the National Institute of Social Sciences & Law (ANU) and the National Judicial College of Australia.
Speakers include: Chief Justice John Doyle, Judge Sarah Bradley, Prof Michael Coper; Magistrate Doug Dick; Prof Arie Freiberg; Mr Ivan Potas; Assoc Prof Geraldine Mackenzie; ACT Chief Minister Jon Stanhope; Dr David Indermaur; Magistrate Michael King; Justice Frank Vincent; Deputy Chief Magistrate Jelena Popovic; Prof James Ogloff; Ms Astrid Birgden; Dr Don Weatherburn; Assoc Prof Sam Garkawe; Dr Heather Strang; Ms Tracey Booth; Mr John Anderson; Mr Michael O'Connell; Dr Austin Lovegrove; Chief Justice Terry Higgins; Mr Glenn Martin QC; Dr Sandy Simpson; Judge John Robertson; Mr Perri Timmins; Assoc Prof Jeanette Lawrence; Ms Sophie Beckett; Judge Roger Dive; Prof Kate Warner; Prof Brian Opeskin; Justice Dean Mildren and Prof Jane Goodman-Delahunty.
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