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mid-semester assignment semester 1 2013- court report - topic local courts and caseload management

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The lower criminal courts, known as Local Courts in New South Wales, handle a large number of cases on a daily basis. Nationally the division of cases between the lower and higher courts in 2008-09 was as follows: of 695,331 cases finalised, 17,207 (2.5%) were heard in higher courts and 678,124 (97.5%) were heard in lower courts.1 With the greater number of cases to be dealt by lower courts, active case management by magistrates is essential. Magistrates have to overcome a lot of obstacles. It is also important for them in fulfilling this task to manage their time efficiently. The magistrates no longer have a passive role, they are now actively involved in the management of administration of justice in local courts. I. Unpredictability and Disorganisation of proceedings in local courts In the local courts all the...
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