Sir Thomas Eichelbaum has died

“Sir Thomas was Chief Justice from February 1989 to May 1999. He was the first Chief Justice who had served as a member of the judiciary before his appointment. He was an excellent administrator who was respected by all as a person of integrity who was also willing to consult and seek advice where necessary. […]

British research finds gender differences in intoxicated assault sentencing

The research has been published by Carly Lightowlers as “Drunk and Doubly Deviant? The Role of Gender and Intoxication in Sentencing Assault Offences” in the British Journal of Criminology. It drew on data generated from Britain’s Crown Court Sentencing Survey, which looked at over 30,000 cases heard between the second quarter of 2012 and the […]

New occupational health & safety management system standard

WorkSafe says businesses need to remember that legislation rather than standards determine the protections they are required to provide their workers and other people affected by their work. “AS/NZS ISO 45001 does not specifically reflect all the obligations and duties set out in the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015. This means adopting the […]