Chief Justice calls out meritless bail attempts for wasting judges' time; backlog measures start to take effect

Adam Holmes
By Adam Holmes
Updated March 27 2022 - 9:49pm, first published 7:00am
A backlog of cases continued to plague the Supreme Court of Tasmania, but measures have been implemented in the past 12 months in an attempt to ease the pressure.

The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court says judges are still having to deal with far too many bail cases that have no chance of success, despite a reduction in the most recent 12-month period.

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Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at adam.holmes@examiner.com.au or on Twitter at @adamholmes010