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NCJ Number: 197904 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: New South Wales Criminal Courts Statistics 2001
Corporate Author: New South Wales Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research
Date Published: June 2002
Page Count: 149
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New South Wales Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research
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Type: Statistics
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: Australia
Annotation: This report provides statistics on criminal cases finalized by the New South Wales (Australia) local, district, supreme, and children's courts in 2001.
Abstract: Tables for local courts address type of offense charged, outcome of the charge, outcome of the court appearance (separate table for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons charged), legal representation, bail status, penalty for principal offense (separate table for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons), and case data by defendants' demographics. Statistical tables for children's courts address the type of principal offense, bail status at final appearance, penalty for principal offense, and type of principal offense by sex and age. Tables for the New South Wales higher courts address the trial and sentence cases registered and finalized; jurisdiction, year of committal, and type of committal; type of offense charged; number of offenses charged; outcome of charge by jurisdiction; penalty for principal offense (separate table for drug offenses); the average penalty; type of principal offense according to prior convictions; type of principal offense by age and sex; bail status; and outcome of appeals against convictions and sentences. Appended notes on penalties, penalty hierarchy for principal offense, and district courts in registry regions
Main Term(s): Court statistics
Index Term(s): Appellate courts; Case processing; Foreign courts; Foreign sentencing statistics; Juvenile courts; Municipal courts; New South Wales
Note: Statistical Report Series
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