Melanie Randall

University of Western Ontario - Faculty of Law

Associate Professor

London, Ontario N6A 3K7 N6A 3K7

Canada

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (16)

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Sexual Assault Law, Credibility, and 'Ideal Victims': Consent, Resistance, and Victim Blaming

Canadian Journal of Women and the Law, Vol. 22, p. 397, 2010
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Jan 2011
Melanie Randall
University of Western Ontario - Faculty of Law
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sexual assault law, consent, credibility, ideal victims, resistance, criminal justice system

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Disrupted Attachments: A Social Context Complex Trauma Framework and the Lives of Aboriginal Peoples in Canada

Journal of Aboriginal Health, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 48-99, November 2009
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 12 Mar 2010
Lori Haskell and Melanie Randall
University of Toronto - Department of Psychiatry and University of Western Ontario - Faculty of Law
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Aboriginal peoples, complex trauma, historical trauma, Aboriginal communities

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Trauma-Informed Approaches to Law: Why Restorative Justice Must Understand Trauma and Psychological Coping

(Fall 2013) The Dalhousie Law Journal 501.
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 Apr 2014
Melanie Randall and Lori Haskell
University of Western Ontario - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Department of Psychiatry
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law and psychology, trauma, trauma informed legal responses, restorative justice

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Refugee Law and State Accountability for Violence Against Women: A Comparative Analysis of Legal Approaches to Recognizing Asylum Claims Based on Gender Persecution

Harvard Women’s Law Journal, 25th Anniversary Issue, Vol. 25, pp. 281-318, 2002
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2010
Melanie Randall
University of Western Ontario - Faculty of Law
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Domestic Violence and the Construction of 'Ideal Victims': Assaulted Women's 'Image Problems' in Law

St. Louis University Public Law Review, Vol. XXIII, pp. 107-154, 2004
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2009
Melanie Randall
University of Western Ontario - Faculty of Law
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Criminalizing Sexual Violence Against Women in Intimate Relationships: State Obligations Under Human Rights Law

109 AJIL Unbound 189 (2015)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 10 Jan 2016
Melanie Randall and Vasanthi Venkatesh
University of Western Ontario - Faculty of Law and University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
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human rights, equality, women's human rights, marital rape, sexual violence in intimate relationships, gender violence and international law

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The Right to No: State Obligations to Criminalize Marital Rape and International Human Rights Law

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 17 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2016
Melanie Randall and Vasanthi Venkatesh
University of Western Ontario - Faculty of Law and University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
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marital rape, gender violence, sexual assault in spousal relationships, international law, human rights

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Sexual Assault in Spousal Relationships, 'Continuous Consent', and the Law, Honest but Mistaken Judicial Beliefs

University of Manitoba Law Journal, Vol. 32, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2010
Melanie Randall
University of Western Ontario - Faculty of Law
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Restorative Justice and Gendered Violence? From Vaguely Hostile Skeptic to Cautious Convert: Why Feminists Should Critically Engage with Restorative Approaches to Law

(Fall 2013) 36 The Dalhousie Law Journal 461.
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Apr 2014
Melanie Randall
University of Western Ontario - Faculty of Law
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Sex Discrimination, Accountability of Public Authorities, And the Public/Private Divide in Tort Law: An Analysis of Doe V. Metropolitan Toronto (Municipality) Commissioners of Police

Queen's Law Journal, Vol. 26, p. 451, pp. 2000-2001
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 23 Aug 2009
Melanie Randall
University of Western Ontario - Faculty of Law
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tort liability for sexual assaullt, police accountability, sex discrimination

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Private Law, the State and the Duty to Protect: Tort Actions for Police Failures in Gendered Violence Cases

Supreme Court Law Review, Second Series, Vol. 44, 2009
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2009
Melanie Randall
University of Western Ontario - Faculty of Law
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Particularized Social Groups and Categorical Imperatives in Refugee Law: State Failures to Recognize Gender and the Legal Reception of Gender Persecution Claims in Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States

American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law, Vol. 23 (2015): 529-685
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Nov 2015
Melanie Randall
University of Western Ontario - Faculty of Law
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refugee law, gender persecution, violence against women, asylum claims

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Compensating the Harms of Sexual and Domestic Violence: Tort Law, Insurance and the Role of the State

Queen’s Law Journal, Vol. 30, pp. 311-347, Fall 2004
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Oct 2009
Melanie Randall and Craig Brown
University of Western Ontario - Faculty of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Equality Rights and the Charter: Reconceptualizing State Accountability for Ending Domestic Violence

MAKING EQUALITY RIGHTS REAL, SECURING SUBSTANTIVE EQUALITY UNDER TH CHARTER, Toronto: Irwin, June 2006
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2009
Melanie Randall
University of Western Ontario - Faculty of Law
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Normative and International Human Rights Law Imperatives for Criminalizing Intimate Partner Sexual Violence: The Marital Rape Impunity in Comparative and Historical Perspective

The Right to Say No Marital Rape and Law Reform in Canada, Ghana, Kenya and Malawi, 2017, ISBN: 9781782258612
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 29 Jun 2018
Vasanthi Venkatesh and Melanie Randall
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law and University of Western Ontario - Faculty of Law
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Why Sexual Assault in Intimate Relationships Must Be Criminalized as Required by International Human Rights Law: A Response to the Symposium Comments

American Journal of International Law Unbound, May 17, 2016.
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 08 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2016
Melanie Randall and Vasanthi Venkatesh
University of Western Ontario - Faculty of Law and University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
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international human rights law, gender violence, marital rape, spousal sexual assault, criminal law, due diligence