The review is part of a broader review of the sentencing act and is expected to result in stricter guidelines.
The reforms also target trials vacated in the last-minute ultimately shrinking the massive case backlog in the District and Supreme courts.
SA is pushing to allow foreign judges to sit on cases in a bid to create international ties.
A South Australian judge who turned down a temporary Supreme Court appointment has been praised by the Law Society who said its good for the independence of the judiciary.
Under legislation being introduced to the South Australian parliament, jury duty would no longer exclude people over the age of 70.