The views of Australian judicial officers on domestic and family violence perpetrator interventions

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Abstract

This project examined the use, influence and management of perpetrator interventions in sentencing of recidivist and high risk family violence offenders. It documents the extent to which histories of perpetrator interventions are present, and the influence of these on sentencing and includes an exploration of the views of magistrates and judicial officers on their use.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationSydney NSW Australia
PublisherAustralia's National Research Organisation for Women's Safety (ANROWS)
Commissioning bodyAustralia's National Research Organisation for Women's Safety (ANROWS)
Number of pages110
Publication statusPublished - 9 Jun 2020

Keywords

  • perpetrator interventions
  • criminal justice system
  • judicial officers
  • sentencing
  • family violence
  • domestic violence
  • intervention orders
  • men's behaviour change programs
  • judicial education

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