Aim: To determine the effect of various possible reforms on the pending case backlog in the Sydney registry of the NSW District Criminal Court using a simulation model. Specifically to determine what (if any) interventions can reduce the case backlog to 430 cases or...
Aim: To examine the effect of the Bail Act 2013 (NSW) and subsequent ‘show-cause’ amendments on trends in the number and proportion of defendants being refused bail.
Method: Descriptive analysis of the number of defendants, proportion of all defendants and proportion of...
Aim: To examine trends in the use of conditional discharges in New South Wales Local Courts between 2004 and 2015.
Method: Data for adults found guilty of at least one offence in the New South Wales Local Courts between January 2004 and...