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Reform of the law of rape

Queensland. Law Reform Commission.

Reform of the law of rape

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Published by The Commission in [North Quay, Qld.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rape -- Australia -- Queensland.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    StatementQueensland Law Reform Commission.
    SeriesQ.L.R.C -- no. 21, Report (Queensland. Law Reform Commission) -- no. 21.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 leaves ;
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15396261M

    During the sass’s -sass’s significant law reform processes were initiated due to a lack f Just outcomes for the victim and a lack of support from s to legislation included the broadening of the definition of sexual assault, resulted in attention being taken away from the complainant’s personality traits and sexual history and shifted attention too the accused behaviors. Febru Reforms that aimed to aid victims of sexual assault have largely fallen short of the mark, Professor Rose Corrigan said during a discussion on Feb. 13 of her new book, “Up Against a Wall: Rape Reform and the Failure of Success.”. The creation of rape crisis centers and efforts to redefine sexual assault as a broad societal problem were hailed as “great successes of the.   Queensland Rape Law "Loophole" Could Remain Open. The legal profession’s preference for the status quo seems to have prevailed over survivors’ calls for reform.   Progress in writing fair, effective rape laws is an uneven thing. Consider the recent change in New York's law that has caused such furor in a pending rape case in Brooklyn.


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In her new book Up Against a Wall: Rape Reform and the Failure of Success, Drexel law and society scholar Dr. Rose Corrigan explores the ways in which reforms designed to protect the rights of rape survivors have failed and, in some instances, even backfired. It also examines how state-level policies affect the work of local rape care providers, especially their relationships with medical and.

The first comprehensive book on rape since Susan Brownmiller's Against Our Will and Susan Estrich's Real Rape, this volume probes every aspect of rape law and the discrepancies between ideal law (on the books) and real law (in action).Susan Caringella canvasses the success and failure of reform in the United States, as well as Australia, Britain, Canada, and New Zealand, and assesses Reviews: 1.

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Reforming the Law of Rape Stephen J. Schulhofer† Introduction The topic of contemporary rape-law reform holds a natural point of interest for this Symposium convened to celebrate the thirty-fifth anniversary of Law & Inequality: A Journal of Theory and Practice, and Cited by: 1.

Law Reform Commission of Victoria (b) Rape: Reform of Law and Procedure, Report No 43, Melbourne: LRCV. Lea, S.J., Lanvers, U. and Shaw, S. () Reform of the law of rape book in rape cases; developing a profile and identifying relevant factors, British Journal of Criminology, 43, It highlights the significance of rape law reform inclusion or exclusion at various stages in the process and discusses the strategic decisions made by gender activists and the context in which these decisions were made.

The book also emphasises potential implementation challenges and considers how these might be addressed in terms of law and.

Professor Susan Caringella’s recent book, Addressing Rape Reform in Law and Practice, is an ambitious and broad-ranging analysis of the rape reform movement of. In the past twenty years, we have witnessed a virtual revolution in rape law in the United States. Traditional rape laws have been repealed or modified and evidentiary reforms have been enacted in all 50 states.

In this chapter, we summarize the criticisms of traditional rape law. We also discuss the rape reform movement, focusing on the four. Book Description. Rethinking Rape Law provides a comprehensive and critical analysis of contemporary rape laws, across a range of jurisdictions.

In a context in which there has been considerable legal reform of sexual offences, Rethinking Rape Law engages with developments spanning national, regional and international frameworks. It is only when we fully understand the differences between the.

Rape has always been a danger for women at college—and almost everywhere else. For a long time, though, it was easy for many people to ignore, partly because the legal barriers to proving a rape case were immense. In a paper for Jurimetrics, Cassia C. Spohn looks at how feminist legal reformers helped change those laws in the s and early.

Rape is a political issue because of feminist activism. Ever since second-wave feminism lifted the lid on the systemic nature of sexual violence, including rape, feminists in the UK have fought to secure the better treatment of rape victims by society generally, and by the criminal justice system in particular.

This book evolved from our interest in rape as feminists and as sodal sdentists. As feminists, we were concemed about the treatment of rape victims and the attrition in rape cases under traditional rape law, and we welcomed legal reforms designed to improve the situation.

As sodal sdentists, we wondered about the efficacy of legal changes aimed at an inherently resistant court system. Rape law reform was sought as a method to encourage the victims to report rapes and to co-operate with criminal justice officials in prosecuting rapists.

By the middle of ’s most of the states in US enacted rape reform legislations. Reform statutes enacted by the states were varied and sought a wide range of reforms.

Some recent books on rape law reform. On August 6, By esan In Uncategorized. Looting And Rape In Wartime: Law And Change In International Relations. By Tuba Inal, University of Pennsylvania Press,Pages, $ (hereafter referred to as Looting).

Rethinking Rape Law provides a comprehensive and critical analysis of contemporary rape laws, across a range of jurisdictions. In a context in which there has been considerable legal reform of sexual offences, Rethinking Rape Law engages with developments spanning national, regional and international frameworks.

It is only when we fully understand the differences between the law of rape in Format: Paperback. The past two decades have seen a succession of reforms to sexual assault laws in all Australian jurisdictions. This book examines how effective these reforms have been in light of the fact that such changes challenge the "traditional" social norms of the legal system: male dominance, acceptability of male violence, and women's responsibility for male violence.

The first comprehensive book on rape since Susan Brownmiller's Against Our Will and Susan Estrich's Real Rape, this volume probes every aspect of rape law and the discrepancies between ideal law (on the books) and real law (in action).Susan Caringella canvasses the success and failure of reform in the United States, as well as Australia, Britain, Canada, and New Zealand, and assesses.

DOI link for Rethinking Rape Law. Rethinking Rape Law book. International and Comparative Perspectives. Rethinking Rape Law. DOI link for Rethinking Rape Law. several countries in Africa have in recent years embarked on the daunting journey of rape law reform.

At the same time, a number of important developments have unfolded in the African. The first comprehensive book on rape since Susan Brownmiller's Against Our Will and Susan Estrich's Real Rape, this volume probes every aspect of rape law and the discrepancies between ideal law (on the books) and real law (in action).Susan Caringella canvasses the success and failure of reform in the United States, as well as Australia, Britain, Canada, and New Zealand, and assesses Reviews: 2.

'This book presents a startling challenge to traditional thinking about what constitutes a just response to rape. It is a must read by jurists and feminist advocates alike for the provocative questions raised about moving beyond a one form of justice, disengagement from the politics of punishment, the context of sexual violence, and what justice means to victims and communities.

through a reform in rape law. It is in this sense that law plays a dubious role. A look at women, law and sexual violence becomes necessary at this stage: II. WOMEN, LAW AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE: The demand for legal rights has long been a cornerstone of the women's movement in India.

Addressing Rape Reform in Law and Practice: Caringella, Susan: : Books. Skip to main Hello, Sign in. Account & Lists Account Returns & Orders. Try. Prime Cart. Books Go Search Hello Select your address Reviews: 2. The Law Reform Commission has proposed some 70 changes to the city’s sexual offences laws, including ensuring offences cover LGBT communities and digital crimes.

Reading this book will make readers more sensitive to the fact that laws cannot change institutions and attitudes overnight, but changing the law or working for a change may have far wider implications than were imagined at the outset For anyone concerned with rape or legal reform generally, this book is highly by: "This volume probes every aspect of rape law and the discrepancies between ideal law (on the books) and real law (in action).

Susan Caringella canvasses the success and failure of reform in the United States, as well as Australia, Britain, Canada, and New Zealand, and assesses alternative perspectives on rape reform, making use of theoretical models, court cases and statistical data. rape law reform has had a significant impact on the criminal justice system's processing of rape cases.

In Michigan, for example, where the first and most comprehensive reforms were implemented, re-searchers have found increases in the number of arrests and convic- tions for rape, but no change in the number of rapes reported to the.

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Author: Susan Caringella ISBN: Genre: Law File Size: MB. This book evolved from our interest in rape as feminists and as sodal sdentists. As feminists, we were concemed about the treatment of rape victims and the attrition in rape cases under traditional rape law, and we welcomed legal reforms designed to improve the situation.

Book Description: The first comprehensive book on rape since Susan Brownmiller's Against Our Will and Susan Estrich's Real Rape, this volume probes every aspect of rape law and the discrepancies between ideal law (on the books) and real law (in action).Susan Caringella canvasses the success and failure of reform in the United States, as well as Australia, Britain, Canada, and New Zealand, and.

Two former female students at Louisiana State University accused former Washington running back Derrius Guice of rape when the year-old was a. British rape laws need urgent reform to prevent injustice After Jay Cheshire killed himself following a false rape allegation, the Government must act to stop men being named before they are.

This book, by socio-legal scholar Rose Corrigan, offers an insightful analysis of both lingering and new challenges to reforms in how rape and rape victims are defined and treated. Corrigan alleges that the legal system as a means for producing a social movement is limited because the system co-opts rather than facilitates change.

Get this from a library. Balancing the scales: rape, law reform, and Australian culture. [Patricia Weiser Easteal;] -- The past two decades have seen a succession of reforms to sexual assault laws in all Australian jurisdictions.

This book examines how effective the reforms have been. It. The first comprehensive book on rape since Susan Brownmiller's Against Our Will and Susan Estrich's Real Rape, this volume probes every aspect of rape law and the discrepancies between ideal law (on the books) and real law (in action).Susan Caringella canvasses the success and failure of reform in the United States, as well as Australia, Britain, Canada, and New Zealand, and assesses Reviews: 2.

First, I want to discuss what the laws against sexual assault ideally should look like. But second, I also want to discuss rape law from the perspective of someone who has spent the past four years in the messy and frustrating work of legislative compromise, trying to design law reform that can be both progressive and enactable.

The De Legibus (On the Laws) is a dialogue written by Marcus Tullius Cicero during the last years of the Roman bears the same name as Plato’s famous dialogue, The his previous work De re publica, in which Cicero felt compelled to set the action in the times of Scipio Africanus Minor, Cicero wrote this work as a fictionalized dialogue between himself, his brother.

The laws also fail to ensure prosecution for sexual offenses committed against transgender persons or hermaphrodites and the laws are yet to recognize marital rape. Furthermore, the law that defined sexual intercourse under age 13 as rape, was recently extended to age 16 by the Child Marriage Restraint Act,but this needs to be redefined.

Rape Law Reform book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This book evolved from our interest in rape as feminists and as sodal sden /5(2). Rape Law Reform | This book evolved from our interest in rape as feminists and as sodal sdentists.

As feminists, we were concemed about the treatment of rape victims and the attrition in rape cases under traditional rape law, and we welcomed legal reforms designed to improve the situation.

The first needed reform to the definition of the crime of rape, then, is to abandon the definitions of rape used by 42 states. Rape should not be limited to unwanted sex when there is. This book evolved from our interest in rape as feminists and as sodal sdentists.

As feminists, we were concemed about the treatment of rape victims and the attrition in rape cases under traditional rape law, and we welcomed legal reforms designed to improve the situation. As sodal sdentists, we.IN THIS JOURNAL. Journal Home; Browse Journal.

Current Issue; OnlineFirst; All Issues.THE IMPACT OF RAPE LAW REFORM changes did not produce the expected results. Our study of the im-pact of rape law reform in six jurisdictions14 similarly found minimal effects.

We used time-series data to evaluate the effect of the reforms on reports of rape and the processing of rape .