Journal of Criminological Research, Policy and Practice: Volume 2 Issue 3


Table of contents - Special Issue: Vulnerability and the criminal justice system

Guest Editors: Nicole L. Asquith, Isabelle Bartowiak-Théron, Karl Roberts

Watching out for the watchers

Anna Corbo Crehan, Michael Absalom

The purpose of this paper is to enhance the understanding of the situational vulnerabilities faced by police qua police, with a view to identifying the best ways of addressing…

Victoria’s banning notice provisions: parliamentary, procedural and individual vulnerabilities

Clare Farmer

Alcohol-related disorder in Australia’s night-time economy has precipitated an expanding regulatory and legislative framework. A key feature is the growth of police-imposed…

Ameliorating vulnerability arising from involvement with criminal courts

Terese Henning

The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of major mechanisms instituted in Australia to ameliorate the experience of vulnerability arising as a corollary of involvement…

Challenging spiralling remand in custody rates: what legal and procedural changes can address the trend?

Rick Sarre

The purpose of this paper is to draw to the attention of parliamentarians and policy-makers the specific vulnerabilities of applicants for bail that need to be addressed if there…

Women prisoners’ sexual victimisation: ongoing vulnerabilities and possible responses

Lorana Bartels, Patricia Easteal

The purpose of this paper is to explore the incidence and impact of exposure to sexual victimisation for women in the criminal justice system. Key ongoing vulnerabilities in…

Equivalence, equality and equity for prisoners with a borderline intellectual disability: reflections from the UK

Victoria Herrington

The purpose of this paper is to discuss the legislative and policy architecture governing the protection of individuals with an intellectual disability (ID) in the UK, and whether…

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