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Criminal Law Section Annual Report 2020

Criminal Law Section Annual Report 2020

By Criminal Law Section

Access to Justice 


The Criminal Law Section was established by the Council of the Law Institute of Victoria in 1979. The Section represents lawyers working in all areas of criminal law including defence, state and Commonwealth prosecutions, government, courts and academia.

The objectives of the Section are to:

  • Further the objectives of the LIV;
  • Stimulate the interests and participation of lawyers interested in areas of criminal law and to develop and conduct programmes of interest and value to lawyers and the community, including the provision of CPD events;
  • Advise the Council and assist the Institute and its other Sections;
  • Monitor policy, practice and legislative changes, conduct research and prepare written submissions and consider and recommend law reform initiatives
  • Maintain relationships between the legal profession and other stakeholders in the criminal justice system; and
  • Promote the practice of criminal law.

Read the Criminal Law Section Annual Report here.


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