Effective Justice for Victims of Sexual Assault: Taking Up the Debate on Alternative Pathways

University of New South Wales Law Journal, Vol. 33, p. 662, 2010

Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010/53

24 Pages Posted: 18 Oct 2011

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Bronwyn Naylor

RMIT University - Graduate School of Business and Law; Monash University - Faculty of Law

Date Written: 2010

Abstract

The aim of this article is to take the debate forward and propose an alternative pathway for appropriate cases based on principles of restorative justice and therapeutic jurisprudence. The principles of restorative justice and its application in restorative conferencing will be outlined, followed by a consideration of what it may offer victims of sexual assault. The aim of this article is therefore to explore the possibilities and to present approaches which may better serve victims and the community.

Keywords: sexual assault, restorative justice, therapeutic jurisprudence, alternative pathways

JEL Classification: K00, K10, K14, K19, K20, K29, K30, K39, K40, K42, K49

Suggested Citation

Naylor, Bronwyn, Effective Justice for Victims of Sexual Assault: Taking Up the Debate on Alternative Pathways (2010). University of New South Wales Law Journal, Vol. 33, p. 662, 2010, Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010/53, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1945484

Bronwyn Naylor (Contact Author)

RMIT University - Graduate School of Business and Law ( email )

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Monash University - Faculty of Law ( email )

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Clayton, Victoria 3800
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