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Chief Justice weighs in on judicial conduct controversy

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The Northern Territory needs access to a judicial commission to deal with complaints about judicial conduct such as those "concerning the conduct of the youth justice jurisdiction in Alice Springs”, says Chief Justice Michael Grant. He details a model that will be put to government.

Judge Borchers: no misconduct but inappropriate conduct

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Judge Greg Borchers (left) did not accuse a youth of taking advantage of the recent death of his mother in explaining his offending in the Alice Springs Youth Justice Court, but he has been found to have "engaged in inappropriate judicial conduct" and will be removed from his duties at the youth court, says Chief Judge of the Darwin Local Court, Dr John Lowndes.

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