Source: (2014) Canberra : Australian Institute of Criminology"In 2001, Heather Strang prepared a report for the Criminology Research Council summarising restorative justice programs in Australia. Since that time, restorative justice practices have... READ MORE
Source: (2013) NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research. Crime and Justice Bulletin. Number 172.Aim: To determine whether the NSW Forum Sentencing program is more effective than the conventional sentencing
process in reducing recidivism.
Met... READ MORE
Source: (2012) Australian Indigenous Law Review. 16(2):81-98.The paper considers the Aboriginal Care Circle Pilot Program ('Care Circle pilot') in Nowra as an alternative, 'culturally appropriate' step within the court process for deciding Aborigi... READ MORE
Source: (2012) US- China Law Review. 9:1-19.The article surveys the Three Strikes sentencing regime introduced in
New Zealand in June 2010. Its existence was attributable to the
peculiarities of an Mixed Member Proportional (MMP) electoral syste... READ MORE
Source: (2011) Auckland University Law Review. 18:23-35.This paper now turns to the question of whether New Zealand's youth
justice system is one that ensures access to justice for young people. It is also
pertinent to examine whether the system... READ MORE
from the article by Scott Simpson in Sun Media:
Since 2008 the Government has been working hard to put victims at the heart of our justice system, because we know they deserve and need our support.
Laws can't change the past, or take away the pa... READ MORE
from the article in Otago Daily Times:
A former Central Otago policeman who admitted making an intimate visual recording of a teenager showering, using a police-issued iPhone, will have to wait until next year for his application for a discharge ... READ MORE
from the article by Lisa Robinson in The Sydney Morning Herald:
A teenager involved in an anti-Semitic attack on a bus full of young Jewish students will visit the Sydney Jewish Museum as part of an agreed settlement with NSW police and the Jewis... READ MORE
from the article by Bill Pesch in Guampdn-com:
...To this day, nearly 20 years later, recalling these events still makes my blood boil. I have no sense of finality or resolution. Most disturbing, I never learned why the kid chose me to vandalize ... READ MORE
From the article in Marlborough Express:
A Blenheim priest who has admitted an indecent assault is the first case of a clergyman pleading guilty at the first opportunity, the head of sexual-abuse charity says....
Defence lawyer Rob Harrison aske... READ MORE