Person

Rebecca Bradfield

Report

Review of the defence of insanity in s 16 of the Criminal Code and fitness to plead

This report complements recent TLRI reports addressing how Tasmania’s justice system can better meet the needs of persons with communication difficulties or impaired decision-making capacity.
Discussion paper

Review of the defence of insanity in s 16 of the Criminal Code and fitness to plead

This Issues Paper evaluates Tasmania’s current laws relating to the defence of insanity and fitness to stand trial, and seeks community input on these topics.
Discussion paper

Responding to the problem of recidivist drink drivers: issues paper

This issues paper considers a new approach to the problem of repeat drink driving through the introduction of a specialist, problem-solving court.
Report

Criminal liability of drivers who fall asleep causing motor vehicle crashes resulting in death or other serious injury: Jiminez - final report

Potential legislative or procedural changes needed to be made to address the criminal liability of drivers who fall asleep and cause motor vehicle crashes are examined in this report. It follows from an Issues Paper released by the Tasmania Law Reform Institute (TLRI) in September...
Report

Evidence Act 2001 Sections 97, 98 & 101 and Hoch's case: Admissibility of 'tendency' and 'coincidence' evidence in sexual assault cases with multiple complainants

The Tasmania Law Reform Institute (TLRI) is inviting the public to comment on the conduct of sexual assault court cases where an accused is charged with offences against multiple complainants. The paper examines how allegations of concocted evidence are dealt with in the trial process...