The Abolition of Suspended Sentencing – The Stages

  • Author : Nicki Mollard - 20-01-2014

The Abolition of Suspended Sentencing – The Stages

Barrister Nicki Mollard and Research Assistant Andrew Honey have compiled a presentation on the timeline of the suspended sentencing laws in Victoria up until their abolition. Click on the link below to download the PDF.


The Victorian Supreme Court of Appeal in the recent decision of Priest v West and Percy considered the application of propensity or tendency evidence to coronial inquests.

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About the Author - Nicki Mollard

Prior to being called to the Bar Nicki has lectured in the Faculties of Law, and Medicine, and Health Sciences; practiced as a solicitor in a litigation-based health law practice at Corrs; and acted as a supervisor at Monash-Oakleigh Legal Service (MOLS).

Nicki has researched and taught in criminal law, evidence law, civil procedure, health law and torts at undergraduate and post graduate level for 13 years.  Nicki has a Masters degree in Bioethics from the Centre for Human Bioethics, and published a first class Honours Law thesis on the regulation of IVF in Victoria.

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