News Articles for "Criminal Trials"
Call for equal partnership on legal aid funding
Victoria Legal Aid is urging the Commonwealth and State Governments to return to a co-operative approach to legal aid in Australia....read more
The $30 million provided in the federal budget for legal aid nationally is less than half that needed with the Victorian system still in crisis, legal righ...read more
First SA DPP Paul Rofe dies
South Australia's first director of public prosecutions Paul Rofe has died, aged 65, almost a decade after he quit amid legal controversy....read more
Victoria Legal Aid has changed its guidelines after more than 40 criminal trials were placed at risk due to a funding cap....read more