Month: August 2018

Michelle Brown1 1 Department of Sociology, University of Tennessee, 901 McClung Tower, Knoxville, TN 37996, mbrow121@utk.edu From Australia to Europe, South Africa to Palestine, there is a marked revival of abolitionist discourse in theory and practice, each with locally and...
  • August 28, 2018
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Dr Eugene Schofield-Georgeson1 1University Of Technology Sydney (UTS), Broadway, Australia There is a scant existing literature on the efficacy of the right to silence (privilege against self-incrimination) in securing successful prosecutions in Australia and comparable jurisdictions. Existing research has downplayed...
  • August 22, 2018
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Mr Liam Brolan1 1Birmingham City University, Birmingham, United Kingdom The phenomenon of contract murder is one of the least understood, yet most intriguing areas of homicide. Until recently, there were fewer than five academic studies worldwide, which sought to understand...
  • August 22, 2018
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Prof. Elizabeth Yardley1 1Birmingham City University, Birmingham, United Kingdom Andrew Jones was an 18-year-old man from Liverpool in England, who died after being punched, falling backwards and hitting his head on the pavement during a night out in March 2003....
  • August 22, 2018
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Dr Faith Gordon1 1Monash University, Melbourne, Australia The media provide ‘an illusion of “openness”, presenting itself as a forum for competing points of view’, but in reality ‘“discourse” or agenda … sets the limits to what shall and …what shall...
  • August 22, 2018
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Miss Arianne Schlumpp1 1Australian Institute Of Health And Welfare (AIHW), Bruce, Canberra, Australia This presentation discusses findings from a new Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) linkage report, Overlap between youth justice supervision and alcohol and other drug treatment...
  • August 22, 2018
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Tallace Bissett2, Dr Peta Malins1 1Rmit University, Melbourne, Australia, 2University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia In April 2009, Zacharia Matiang was at home with his friends and family, when police, following up on a report that an ‘African’ boy had stolen...
  • August 22, 2018
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Mr Asher Hirsch1 1Monash University, Collingwood, Australia States around the world have increasingly worked together to prevent the movement of refugees and other irregular migrants. According to the former Australian Border Force Commissioner, “a lesser-known success of Operation Sovereign Borders...
  • August 22, 2018
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Dr Trent Bax1 1Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea This presentation introduces the first English language criminal career-based study of desistance from crime among male offenders in South Korea. The study used arrest records from 1998 to 2009, with 3,102...
  • August 22, 2018
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Emeritus Professor Richard Harding 1University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia As citizens  we all have views on Australia’s border protection policies. But in a democratic society the weight they carry is inherently no greater than those of any other citizen....
  • August 22, 2018
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