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How inmates are helping Vt. farmers - WCAX

How inmates are helping Vt. farmers - WCAX | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
How inmates are helping Vt. farmersWCAXThere's just one little detail-- all of these women are prisoners. "I wasn't sure what to think of it, ...
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Violence against women: does technology do more harm than good?

Violence against women: does technology do more harm than good? | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
There are many recent cases of women being abused or harassed online. But technology can also play a role in preventing violence against women.
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The Changing Relationship Between Ex-Criminals and Their Parole Officers

The Changing Relationship Between Ex-Criminals and Their Parole Officers | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Rather than acting as former offenders' enemies, parole and probation officers are now working to be their mentors. Can it reduce recidivism?
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Library@CSNSW News, by Library@CSNSW: updated automatically with a curated selection of articles, blog posts, videos and photos.
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When We Lock Kids Up, What Exactly are We Sentencing Them to?

When We Lock Kids Up, What Exactly are We Sentencing Them to? | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Let me tell you a quick story — or six stories, actually.
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What does recovery mean and how do we measure it?

New research seeks to establish a basket of indicators to define recovery, but can we use them to measure service delivery?
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No prospect of release: Kevin Crump and the human rights implications of life imprisonment

No prospect of release: Kevin Crump and the human rights implications of life imprisonment | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
As a country that claims to uphold the human rights of all – including those before the law – Australia should take notice of international practice when it comes to life imprisonment.
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Syrians being 'exterminated' in prison on mass scale, UN says

Syrians being 'exterminated' in prison on mass scale, UN says | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Detainees held by the Syrian Government are dying on a massive scale amounting to a state policy of extermination of the civilian population, a United Nations investigation says.
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Despite changes, terror law will still curb press freedom

Despite changes, terror law will still curb press freedom | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Until a public interest exemption is included in Section 35P, the offence will continue to impact press freedom and have a chilling effect on media organisations’ ability to report on ASIO’s activities.
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What every dictator knows: young men are natural fanatics — Joe Herbert — Aeon Opinions

Young men are particularly liable to become fanatics. Every dictator, every guru, every religious leader, knows this. Fanatics have an overwhelming sense of identity based on a cause (a religion) or a community (gang, team), and a tight and exclus...
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Joint enterprise criminalises young BAME people

Joint enterprise criminalises young BAME people | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
New report from Centre for Crime and Justice Studies highlights inherent racism in Joint Enterprise policing & prosecution practices.
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Police data could be labelling 'suspects' for crimes they have not committed

Police data could be labelling 'suspects' for crimes they have not committed | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Several US law enforcement agencies use analytics software to identify potential criminals, yet there is little oversight and no proof the data is reliable
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Jailed but Innocent: Record Number of People Exonerated in 2015

Jailed but Innocent: Record Number of People Exonerated in 2015 | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
In all, 149 people spent an average of 15 years in prison before being cleared last year, according to a new report out Wednesday.
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A Neuroscientist Explains How He Found Out Meth Is Almost Identical to Adderall | VICE | United States

A Columbia University psychiatry professor talks about what he's learned from trying the drug himself and studying it over the years.
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Private Prison 'Business Model' Fosters High Incarceration, says Study

Private Prison 'Business Model' Fosters High Incarceration, says Study | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Despite efforts to reduce the federal prison population, 'the growing federal detention market continues to prosper' because of the private prison sector's resistance to reform, according to a study forthcoming in Vanderbilt Law Review.

Avlana K. Eisenberg, assistant professor at Florida State U...
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Editorial: When even court orders cannot keep you safe

Editorial: When even court orders cannot keep you safe | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Occasionally a personal story raises the question: can the system of Apprehended Domestic Violence Orders be any better?
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What Making a Murderer tells us about disability and disadvantage in criminal law

What Making a Murderer tells us about disability and disadvantage in criminal law | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
The most shocking moments of the true crime documentary Making a Murderer depict two police officers gently coaxing a softly spoken teenager to recount his role in a vicious crime. Warning: spoilers ahead.
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The Meaning of Life Without Parole - The New Yorker

The Meaning of Life Without Parole - The New Yorker | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Clint Smith on teaching writing in prison, and on whether those who've committed violent crimes should be incarcerated even after rehabilitation.
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Making a Murderer: why innocent people confess under interrogation

Making a Murderer: why innocent people confess under interrogation | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Innocent people do confess under interrogation to crimes they did not commit, even providing details about the crime. What leads them to falsely confess to very serious crimes?
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The University of Sydney - CrimNet

The University of Sydney - CrimNet | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it

CrimNet Sydney Institute of Criminology CrimNet is an electronic criminal justice information network, sponsored by the Sydney Institute of Criminology.

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Years of ADVOs failed to protect allegedly murdered mother of five Sharon Michelutti

Years of ADVOs failed to protect allegedly murdered mother of five Sharon Michelutti | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
A mother of five who was allegedly stabbed by her fiance had been the subject of countless apprehended domestic violence orders dating back to the ...
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Criminalising conversations: Australia's damaging love affair with consorting laws

Criminalising conversations: Australia's damaging love affair with consorting laws | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia have introduced restrictive "consorting" laws. But are the laws justified? Are they an efficient and effective way to combat organised crime?
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Review of racial bias in justice sytem

Details of new review of racial bias in the justice system ordered by the Prime Minister and led by David Lammy MP.
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Virginia Morse killer Kevin Crump fails in parole bid after 42 years in jail

Virginia Morse killer Kevin Crump fails in parole bid after 42 years in jail | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
An infamous murderer who has spent more than 42 years in jail for his crimes has been denied leave to appeal his life sentence by the State's highest court.
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'We fear for our lives': Aurukun women demand end to Cape York violence

'We fear for our lives': Aurukun women demand end to Cape York violence | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Ministers to meet with group led by Phyllis Yunkaporta following reports of continuing violence after a man was run over and killed
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