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Conventional and innovative justice responses to sexual violence

by Daly, Kathleen.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Melbourne, Vic. Australian Centre for the Study of Sexual Assault, 2011Description: 35 p. ; 30 cm. computer file, PDF 1.7 MB.Subject(s): RAPE VICTIMS | JUSTICE | RAPE | SEXUAL VIOLENCE | AUSTRALIAOnline Resources: Click here to access online In: ACSSA issues, 2011, 12: 1-35Summary: This paper reflects on the limits of legal reform in improving outcomes for victim/survivors. Given the extent of reform to procedural, substantive, and evidentiary aspects of sexual assault legal cases, we may have exhausted its potential to change the response to sexual assault. We may need to consider innovative justice responses, which may be part of the legal system or lie beyond it. From the abstract.
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This paper reflects on the limits of legal reform in improving outcomes for victim/survivors. Given the extent of reform to procedural, substantive, and evidentiary aspects of sexual assault legal cases, we may have exhausted its potential to change the response to sexual assault. We may need to consider innovative justice responses, which may be part of the legal system or lie beyond it. From the abstract.

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