This chapter will be regularly updated and is subject to a fast-track review process.
Legal Aid NSW Bugmy Bar Book Webinar
Click here to view the Legal Aid NSW Bugmy Bar Book Q&A recorded webinar featuring Judge Sophia Beckett, Peter McGrath SC, Professor Thalia Anthony, Jeremy Styles, Rebecca McMahon and Richard Wilson SC (Committee Co-Chairs), and hosted by Emma Manea.
The webinar is a Q&A session with BBB Committee members exploring what the Bugmy Bar Book is, how the chapters have been developed and used at Court, and ultimately how practitioners can best use these resources to advocate for their clients.
Judicial Commission Article on the Bugmy Bar Book
The June issue of the Judicial Officers' Bulletin published by the Judicial Commission of NSW features an article by Nicholas Cowdery AO QC, Professor Jill Hunter and Rebecca McMahon. The article explores the promotion of justice outcomes in sentencing courts through reliance on evidence-based research derived from major reports and leading academics with a focus on the new online research-focused resource, the Bugmy Bar Book. A judicial note by her Honour Judge Beckett complements the article. Click here to download.
Training and Development
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[Note: All training events have been deferred due to COVID-19. Watch this space for online training coming soon]