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Can the criminal justice system offer a meaningful brand of justice?

Heenan, Melanie
June 4, 2015

Source: (2005) Paper presented at the Western Australian Federation of Sexual Assault Services (WAFAS) Forum. 4 October 2005, Perth.

The WAFAS Forum convened to formulate a new approach that offers meaningful justice in the context of sexual assault. The author unambiguously favors criminal justice responses and suggests specialization as a pragmatic approach to improving the quality of experience for victims and alleged offenders. Restorative justice is discussed as one avenue of specialization that may achieve the desired result, meaningful justice.


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