The newsletter for family/whānau and friends affected by homicide.
This edition of Connections is focused on the Sentencing Hearing – the final step in the prosecution process. We hear first-hand from three victims on their experiences with the sentencing process, a summary of the sentencing process from a Crown Prosecutor, and what to expect at a sentencing hearing from a Court Victim Advisor.
In this issue
The sentencing hearing: What to expect
Auckland-based Court Victim Advisor, Shelley Jonas, explains what to expect at a sentencing hearing.
Three victims share their personal experiences of the sentencing process.
The sentencing hearing: A lawyer's perspective
Crown Prosecutor Bernadette O'Connor provides a brief summary of the sentencing process.