This new work is of very great importance. It will assist both the experienced practitioner and the newcomer to ... identify the appropriate appeal mechanism...locate the procedural requirements...and to prepare the necessary documentation...I congratulate the authors on their industry and learning, and on recognising the need for a work of this kind." - From the Foreword by The Honourable Chris Maxwell AC, President of the Court of Appeal, Supreme Court of Victoria. Criminal Appeals and Reviews in Victoria is a new title for Victorian practitioners, which offers practical guidance to all available criminal appeals and reviews in Victoria. This work is of value to both experienced practitioners who are regularly involved in appeals and to those new to the appellate jurisdiction. It is a singular resource, with its jurisdiction-specific focus providing detailed analysis of the Victorian appeals system. It will focus on key Rules of the various courts, Practice Directions, Practice Notes, case law, and relevant statutory provisions. It clarifies the difference between appeals heard in the court of appeal and judicial reviews. Criminal Appeals and Reviews in Victoria also discusses more general aspects of criminal appeals, providing the context for understanding the specific statutory provisions. This highly practical work also provides a wealth of flowcharts and sample forms to assist the practitioner. Chapters on the following key subjects are included: History and Development of Appeals in Victoria The Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006 (Vic) Appeals and Other Applications from the Children's Court of Victoria Appeals and Other Applications from the Magistrates' Court of Victoria Appeals against Interlocutory Decisions Appeals and Other Applications from Trials on Indictment Appeals from the Magistrates' Court on a Question of Law and Judicial Reviews of Magistrates' Court and County Court decisions Appeals to the Federal Court of Australia Appeals to the High Court Appellate Advocacy Criminal Appeals and Reviews in Victoria is a unique, well-resourced and truly authoritative explanation of the appeals and reviews process in Victoria that delivers a significant benefit to criminal law solicitors, barristers, legal aid lawyers, law students, criminologists and policy-makers.