New Zealand Bar Association news

New Criminal Cases Review Commission leaders sought

New Criminal Cases Review Commission leaders sought

Applications close on 6 March

New standard added in latest selection of eight new Queen's Counsel

New standard added in latest selection of eight new Queen's Counsel

Just 325 have been appointed QCs since the role was established in New Zealand in 1907

Bar says revamped meth sentencing guidelines not about going easy on drug offending

Bar says revamped meth sentencing guidelines not about going easy on drug offending

A Court of Appeal decision gives detailed guidance on sentencing people convicted of meth-linked crimes

Special sitting set for new District Court chief judge

Special sitting set for new District Court chief judge

The special sitting will take place at a marae near Gisborne later this month

Chief judge of the District Court appointed

Chief judge of the District Court appointed

A key focus of the new chief will be evaluation and possible expansion of specialist court pilots