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Understanding the Verdins Principles: What do Judges Want?
December 14, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Speaker: Dr Jamie Walvisch, Monash University
|Sentencing of mentally disordered offenders raises unique challenges for the Criminal Justice System.
Dr Walvisch brings his expertise on this area to Canberra for this valuable learning opportunity sharing learning from his PhD thesis Sentencing Offenders with Mental Illnesses: A Principled Approach, which examines the circumstances in which mental illnesses should be taken into account when sentencing on offender who is convicted of a serious crime.
Branch Members are invited to attend our AGM prior to the seminar starting at 5:30pm. New members are welcome. Nominations are available for committee positions.
When: Thursday 14 December 6:30pm (5:30pm for AGM)
Where: Weston Theatre, Crawford School, ANU
Cost: Free for ANZAPPL members and full-time students. $10 for non-members. Payment can be made in person (cash only) or online by credit card (Visa, Mastercard or American Express):