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The missing victims in a capital punishment story - Washington Post

The missing victims in a capital punishment story Washington Post While it may be well and good that Jerry Givens, Virginia's chief executioner for 17 years, “evolved” to personally oppose capital punishment [“In Va., an executioner's change of...
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The University of Sydney - CrimNet

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

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- Report reveals link between domestic violence and homelessness
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- Drug Use Monitoring in Australia: An expansion into the Pilbara
- Criminalising Conversations: Australia's damaging love affair with consorting laws
- From Hate to Prejudice: Does the New Terminology of Prejudice Motivated Crime Change Perceptions and Reporting Actions?

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Laying pathways for greater success in education for Indigenous Australians

Laying pathways for greater success in education for Indigenous Australians | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
If we're serious about closing the gap in Indigenous education, our new research shows the value of building better bridges into universities and vocational education.
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Sydney lockout laws: independent review to be led by Ian Callinan

Sydney lockout laws: independent review to be led by Ian Callinan | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
The state government has announced an independent review of its controversial "lockout" laws that will be "genuine and transparent".
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Acacia Prison cancels performance of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream after security woes - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Acacia Prison cancels performance of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream after security woes - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it

A highly-anticipated public performance of Shakespeare at Australia's largest prison has been cancelled because security arrangements by contractor Serco were not organised in time.

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Severed feet – still inside shoes – keep mysteriously washing up in US, Canada

Severed feet – still inside shoes – keep mysteriously washing up in US, Canada | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Scientists reject speculation that the feet originate from natural disasters, drug dealers, serial killers or human traffickers.
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Sydney lockout laws: alcohol policing didn't start with the Baird government| Liam Hogan

Sydney lockout laws: alcohol policing didn't start with the Baird government| Liam Hogan | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Since its beginnings as a prison colony, Sydney has had a beer-and-rum-washed culture with real winners and losers
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Dozens of inmates killed in Topo Chico prison riot in north-east Mexico

Dozens of inmates killed in Topo Chico prison riot in north-east Mexico | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
A battle between rival drug gangs at a prison killed 52 people in the northeastern Mexican city of Monterrey, authorities said on Thursday, days ahead of a ...
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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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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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What’s the impact of new US marijuana laws?

What’s the impact of new US marijuana laws? | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
New data on the impact of new US marijuana laws sees trend for increasing use amongst adults and more emergency hospital admissions.
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How America became the world's leader in incarceration, in 28 maps and charts

How America became the world's leader in incarceration, in 28 maps and charts | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
America is number one — in incarceration.
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A former inmate explains how the prison system profits off the poor

A former inmate explains how the prison system profits off the poor | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
A daily newsmagazine of campus life, culture and entertainment for Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.
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Babies behind bars: why Cameron’s support of prison reform falls short

Babies behind bars: why Cameron’s support of prison reform falls short | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
The prime minister is right to be concerned about detaining pregnant women and mothers with young babies. But with fewer women than men able to find a job on release, and more committing self-harm, do the alternatives go far enough?
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Sydney's lockout laws: five key facts about the city's alcohol debate

Sydney's lockout laws: five key facts about the city's alcohol debate | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Assaults have declined, but are premier Mike Baird’s figures correct? And has the crackdown just moved trouble from Kings Cross to other parts of the city?
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Indigenous babies hospitalised eight times more often than non-Indigenous

Indigenous babies hospitalised eight times more often than non-Indigenous | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Report finds rates of injury among Indigenous children increases with remoteness, with the most frequent causes of injuries being falls, assault, transport crashes and intentional self-harm
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How Legal Prescription Heroin Saved Me | The Tyee

How Legal Prescription Heroin Saved Me | The Tyee | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
One participant of a groundbreaking Vancouver health experiment tells his story.
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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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