​Hot topics

Hot Topics provide snapshots of topical issues and developments in sentencing. We regularly update this section with relevant material for use by students, and the general public.

Sentencing discount for facilitating the administration of justice (Supreme Court of NSW, 24 July 2018)

When the remaining charge on the indictment would have been dealt with summarily (Supreme Court of NSW, 19 July 2018)

Relevance of addiction in child abuse material offences (NSW Court of Criminal Appeal, 2 July 2018)

Sentencing for domestic violence offences (NSW Court of Criminal Appeal, 29 June 2018)

Can adverse media coverage reduce a sentence?

Lowering Indigenous imprisonment rates in NSW