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COVID-19: Criminal Law, Public Assemblies and Human Rights Litigation.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of law and medicine [J Law Med] 2020 Aug; Vol. 27 (4), pp. 790-806.

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Abstract: Australia's criminal law was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic from the outset and then progressively as statutory measures and judicial rulings on matters such as bail entitlements, judge-alone trials, sentences and applications for demonstrations and...

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Indefinite detention or supervision for public protection when a life sentence is not available: Pathway outcomes among prisoners in one region.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Criminal behaviour and mental health : CBMH [Crim Behav Ment Health] 2020 Jun; Vol. 30 (2-3), pp. 95-104. Date of Electronic Publication: 2020 May 07.

Abstract: Background: Indeterminate sentences for Public Protection (IPPs) were introduced in England and Wales under the Criminal Justice Act 2003 for offenders not eligible for a life sentence but considered to pose a serious risk to the public. In 2012, new I...

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Can We Put Our Hoodies On and Get to Work?

Publication Type: Editorial & Opinion

Source(s): The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine [J Adolesc Health] 2019 Jul; Vol. 65 (1), pp. 161-164.

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Preventing Abuse and Providing Access to Justice for Individuals with Complex Communication Needs: The Role of Augmentative and Alternative Communication.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Seminars in speech and language [Semin Speech Lang] 2017 Sep; Vol. 38 (4), pp. 321-332. Date of Electronic Publication: 2017 Sep 11.

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Abstract: Competing Interests: Disclosures: Juan Bornman receives a salary from the University of Pretoria and royalties from van Schaik Publishers for her textbook.No nonfinancial relationships exist.

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Reducing the use and impact of solitary confinement in corrections.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): International journal of prisoner health [Int J Prison Health] 2017 Mar 13; Vol. 13 (1), pp. 41-48.

Abstract: Purpose Although the reform of solitary confinement is underway in many jurisdictions around world, isolation remains in widespread use in many jails and prisons. The purpose of this paper is to discuss opportunities for reform in the USA that could al...

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Psychiatric commitment under the criminal law in China: An empirical perspective.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): International journal of law and psychiatry [Int J Law Psychiatry] 2020 Nov - Dec; Vol. 73, pp. 101629. Date of Electronic Publication: 2020 Sep 29.

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Abstract: This article examines the legislation and practice of compulsory treatment in China. Part I traces the Chinese history of criminal commitment law, explains the research methodology, and highlights some general empirical findings. Part II provides a com...

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One American Perspective on the Rights of Accused: An Initial Survey of Miranda Rights in a Broader Context.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Behavioral sciences & the law [Behav Sci Law] 2016 Jul; Vol. 34 (4), pp. 477-94. Date of Electronic Publication: 2016 May 23.

Abstract: In the wake of countless police dramas, commonly held misperceptions endure that the American public knows both Miranda warnings and concomitant rights. Past research has tested public knowledge of Miranda per se, without evaluating additional misconce...

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"Befogging reason, undermining will: Understanding the prohibition of sleep deprivation as torture and ill-treatment in international law.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Torture : quarterly journal on rehabilitation of torture victims and prevention of torture [Torture] 2019; Vol. 29 (2), pp. 11-22.

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Abstract: Background: Sleep deprivation is a prevalent method of psychological torture. However, difficulties in documentation have meant that it is not adequately appreciated by courts and other quasijudicial institutions such as UN treaty bodies.Method: This p...

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A problematic Israeli High Court dismissal of a torture complaint. A commentary by Hans Draminsky Petersen, MD.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Torture : quarterly journal on rehabilitation of torture victims and prevention of torture [Torture] 2019; Vol. 29 (2), pp. 96-102.

Abstract: It is not for the documenting medical experts (Shir, 2019), but for the court to decide whether the level of pain and suffering inflicted reaches the threshold of torture [while disregarding ill-treatment], i.e., the court upholds the prerogative to ap...

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Factors associated with extrajudicial arrest for syringe possession: results of a department-wide survey of municipal police in Tijuana, Mexico.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): BMC international health and human rights [BMC Int Health Hum Rights] 2018 Sep 15; Vol. 18 (1), pp. 36. Date of Electronic Publication: 2018 Sep 15.

Abstract: Background: Mexican law permits syringe purchase and possession without prescription. Nonetheless, people who inject drugs (PWID) frequently report arrest for syringe possession. Extrajudicial arrests not only violate human rights, but also significant...

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