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2022 Program details

Term 4 bookings for the Supreme Court online Court Education Program will open on Monday 12 September.

The program is open to VCE Legal Studies classes and provides students with the opportunity to engage with judges and associates of the Supreme Court and County Court, and to observe live court proceedings online.

Please note that sessions:

  • must be booked by a teacher
  • may include a number of participating classes (multiple classes can join one online session)
  • may include more than one school
  • run from 9:20am to 10am

Book a Supreme Court session via the Court Education Program booking page.

Please note: If all sessions of the Court Education Program are fully booked, please contact education@supcourt.vic.gov.au directly. Your class may be able to join a booked session.

View the guide to learn how to book a session

Sessions are subject to the Supreme Court of Victoria’s privacy policy.

Book a County Court session via their website.

For further information about the Court Education Program, contact education@supcourt.vic.gov.au.

 

Social media

The Court uses social media to share information about judgments and sentences. Students may be interested in following the Supreme Court's Twitter or Facebook.

Video on demand: Judgments and sentences

Some judgments and sentences are available to watch or listen to publicly via live stream or on demand.

Resources

The Court provides a video and booklet of a mock trial for teachers and VCE Legal Studies students to help explain the roles of people who work in the courtroom, the procedures of a trial and how a trial reaches the Supreme Court.The mock trial follows the fictional case of Justin, an 18-year old student charged with manslaughter, as he proceeds through a criminal trial at the Supreme Court of Victoria.

Other digital resources provided by the Court include the Supreme Court of Victoria: The highest court in Victoria. This brochure provides an overview of the history, structure and role of the Supreme Court.

Digital resources (external site links):

AustLII is a free-access online database of all Australian legal information

Victorian Law Foundation legal studies resources

Sentencing Advisory Council Victoria

National Trust  - Interactive digital courtroom 

 

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