The civil forensic psychiatry website, compiled by Dr. Michael Epstein is a resource for psychiatrists, psychologists, lawyers and others. It comprises an interactive blog, a forum, and a questions and issues site. It is a one stop shop for articles, commentary, legislation, court instruction, fee schedules and impairment guides.
There is a one off fee of $100 to become a Member. Members can access:
The Judicial College of Victoria provides guidance for Judges in Victoria, it describes itself as ‘ a trusted place where the judiciary come to share knowledge, wisdom and expertise.’ The home page provides information about various manuals including a civil procedures book. Interesting information on expert witnesses http://www.judicialcollege.vic.edu.au/eManuals/Civil/index.htm#44187.htm. for example: procedure for giving evidence The Act gives courts the power to give any direction considered appropriate in respect of experts giving evidence at trial (s65K(1)). Such directions may include directing […]