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
24 Pages Posted: 18 Oct 2011
Date Written: 2010
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
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