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Bed and breakfast industry adopting e-commerce strategies in e-service

Bed and breakfast industry adopting e-commerce strategies in e-service | Legal studies resources | Scoop.it
(2008). Bed and breakfast industry adopting e-commerce strategies in e-service. The Service Industries Journal: Vol. 28, No. 5, pp. 633-648. doi: 10.1080/02642060801988159
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Interpreters in the justice system

Interpreters in the justice system | Legal studies resources | Scoop.it
New research has found that many interpreters across all sectors, including the justice system, experience what's known as 'vicarious trauma' as a result of their work.
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Funerals and Burials: who has the the last word?

Funerals and Burials: who has the the last word? | Legal studies resources | Scoop.it
The Victorian Law Reform Commission is currently looking at the state's laws around funeral and burial instructions.
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Workplace death and the law

Workplace death and the law | Legal studies resources | Scoop.it
A work related death usually means a work place accident, but what happens if you are on a work trip and you die alone in the hotel room?
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ICTY rules on two Serbian leaders

ICTY rules on two Serbian leaders | Legal studies resources | Scoop.it
Why was there such a difference in recent verdicts involving two Serbian leaders accused of war crimes?
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Better health services needed to break cycle of juvenile offending

Better health services needed to break cycle of juvenile offending | Legal studies resources | Scoop.it
Improving health services in the juvenile justice system and the community could reduce the risk of youth offenders repeating…
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Should we be locking people up in prisons at all?

Should we be locking people up in prisons at all? | Legal studies resources | Scoop.it
The Don Dale scandal is an opportunity to ask whether incarceration achieves the aims it sets out to achieve, or just further hardens criminals.
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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 | Legal studies resources | 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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Shameful statistics: black deaths in custody

Shameful statistics: black deaths in custody | Legal studies resources | Scoop.it
How far have we come in reducing black deaths in custody since the Royal Commission twenty five years ago?
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No public transport to Northern Territory prison

No public transport to Northern Territory prison | Legal studies resources | Scoop.it
The lack of a bus means visiting relatives at the Holtz Correctional Precinct outside Darwin is out of reach for most families.
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Citizen's arrests

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Whether it's about people catching a bag snatcher, intervening in a brawl, or overpowering a burglar, the term citizen's arrest crops up regularly in the news. But what is it, and is it legal?
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Public responses to 'hot button' court decisions

Public responses to 'hot button' court decisions | Legal studies resources | Scoop.it
A Norwegian study investigates how information about court decisions impacts public opinion on social justice issues.
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Courts must stop judging women who kill their babies as morally 'good' or 'bad'

Courts must stop judging women who kill their babies as morally 'good' or 'bad' | Legal studies resources | Scoop.it
Too often, the moral character of women who commit neonaticide plays a part in their trial.
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The birth of the Anglo Australian legal system

The birth of the Anglo Australian legal system | Legal studies resources | Scoop.it
From the capital offence of stealing food to property rights and cases involving swine, an insight into how the First Fleeters managed to create what is now considered 'the land of the fair go'.
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Prisoners living with Acquired Brain Injury

Prisoners living with Acquired Brain Injury | Legal studies resources | Scoop.it
Hear first hand experiences from former prisoners living with ABI. They are part of a project advocating for people Acquired Brain Injuries, a group who are massively over-represented in the criminal justice system.
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Legal reforms to stem family violence

Legal reforms to stem family violence | Legal studies resources | Scoop.it
A survivor of family violence compares her experience in the mainstream courts and in the newer Victorian Specialist Family Violence Courts.
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Young offenders must be screened for fetal alcohol spectrum disorders before sentencing

Young offenders must be screened for fetal alcohol spectrum disorders before sentencing | Legal studies resources | Scoop.it
Many young people in jail suffer fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. Diagnosing these before sentencing will establish the most appropriate path for these vulnerable offenders, which often isn't jail.
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Rethinking youth justice: there are alternatives to juvenile detention

Rethinking youth justice: there are alternatives to juvenile detention | Legal studies resources | Scoop.it
Important questions are being asked about why children were abused in juvenile detention in the Northern Territory. But we also need to ask why children are being detained at all.
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The case for closing down women's prisons

The case for closing down women's prisons | Legal studies resources | Scoop.it
It sounds like a radical idea. Stop incarcerating women, and close down women’s prisons. But in the UK, there is a growing movement, sponsored by a peer in the House of Lords, to do just that. The argument…
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Putting audiences, as well as actors, in the hot seat

Putting audiences, as well as actors, in the hot seat | Legal studies resources | Scoop.it
When former prisoners – and audience members – come together in a play examining our justice system, the result is unruly, uncomfortable and worthwhile.
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Legal restrictions on use of 'Anzac'

Legal restrictions on use of 'Anzac' | Legal studies resources | Scoop.it
This year marks a century since Anzac became the most regulated word in the world.
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Community values and sentencing

Community values and sentencing | Legal studies resources | Scoop.it
Are judges too soft on offenders? In a world first, research led by Kate Warner, the Tasmanian Governor and world renowned law researcher, explores community views on sentencing.
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Using sound as crowd control

Using sound as crowd control | Legal studies resources | Scoop.it
From blasting Katy Perry at demonstrations to sonic cannons, what are the regulations around using sound and music as a means of people control?
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Social media and the courts

Social media and the courts | Legal studies resources | Scoop.it
The consequences of inappropriate social media behaviour by: judges, jurors and those who appear before the courts or tribunals.
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