You be the Judge: Public Event on Sentencing for Law Week 2019

Date of Publication
26 April 2019

You are invited to participate in an interactive educational presentation on sentencing, delivered by Sentencing Advisory Council Chair Emeritus Professor Arie Freiberg AM.

Australia’s foremost expert on sentencing law will reveal how courts make sentencing decisions. Professor Freiberg will describe the details of a real offender and their offence, and outline key requirements under Victorian sentencing law.  He will then invite audience members to decide what sentence the offender should get. Finally, the sentence in the actual case will be revealed.

This is a free event. Tea and coffee will be provided.

When: Saturday 18 May 2019, 10:50 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where: Council Rooms, Level 3, 333 Queen Street (Corner of La Trobe Street) Melbourne VIC 3000

RSVP: We recommend that you make a reservation:

  • by email: or
  • by phone: 1300 363 196

Access: Please let us know if you have any special access needs for the event.