The long-term effect of the NSW Drug Court on recidivism
Treating drug-related offenders is far more effective than sending them to prison, according to this research. The researchers compared re-offending rates among Drug Court participants with offenders who had been deemed eligible for the Drug Court but not placed on it. Offenders were followed up...
The NSW Rolling List Court evaluation: final report
This project aimed to assess whether the application of an alternative court model with fixed teams of lawyers operating on a rolling basis in the NSW District Criminal Court resulted in greater efficiency.
Indigenous imprisonment in NSW: a closer look at the trend
This study helps to explain the upward trend in Indigenous imprisonment in NSW between January 2012 and September 2016.
The determinants of trial duration: a preliminary study
An exploratory analysis of the factors influencing trial duration in the NSW District Criminal Court.
The NSW prison population simulation model: a policy analysis tool
Aim: To describe a simulation model of the NSW prison system and demonstrate its utility as a tool for examining the effects of changes to the criminal justice system that influence the number of prisoners in custody. Method: The model consists of four states (bail...