Introduction of DWI court/list and appropriate sentencing regime (Do…
Introduction of DWI court/list and appropriate sentencing regime
Identify the current approaches of DWI court/list in other Australian states or countries
New Zealand drug court
Tasmania drug court
USA drug and dwi courts
Consider the use of Drug courts in Australia and other countries as a comparison to a DWI court/list. Consider their advantages, disadvantages, and success at mitigating recidivist drug use. Apply findings to an analysis into whether such approaches can be incorporated into a Tasmanian DWI court/list
Articulate the advantages and disadvantages of a DWI court/list, with reference to success of other DWI court/list in Australian states and overseas.
Successful/Unsuccessful rehabilitation, mitigation of recidivism
Compare the efficacy of a pre-sentence regime to that of a post-sentence regime and identify which form would be most beneficial to assist in reducing recidivist drink driving, in conjunction with a DWI court/list.
Consider any gaps, inadequacies/inconsistencies in the operation of other DWI court/lists that could be improved upon if introduced to Tasmania? (e.g. certain sentencing options)
Cost of sentencing regimes
Implementing strategies of new sentencing regimes
Public opinion of sentencing regimes
Law Enforcement opinion of sentencing regimes
Medical Profession opinion
Identify the current sentencing options available to drink drivers and recidivist drink drivers in Tasmania.
Why are they inadequate?
What needs to change?
Consider any advantages and disadvantages to the current sentencing options, with reference to their use in other Australian states or countries.
Are such opinions (the introduction of a DWI court and appropriate sentencing regime) aligned with that of particular stakeholders or interests?
Do stakeholders believe that a DWI court, in addition to further sentencing, assessment and driver monitoring procedures, would be an appropriate approach to combatting recidivist drink driving?
Drink Driving offenders
Drink driving victims
Family of victims
Implimination strategy for DWI court/list
Pros and Cons to implementing a DWI court/list