Criminal Justice System

 

System contact and procedural justice policing: improving quality of life outcomes for victims of crime
Barkworth, Julie and Kristina Murphy; International Review of Victimology, May 2016, Vol 22, No. 2, pp 105-122; Journal article; Keywords: Procedural justice; policing; crime victims; quality of life; emotion; well-being

Voice, neutrality and respect: Use of Victim Support services, procedural fairness and confidence in the criminal justice system
Bradford, Ben; Criminology and Criminal Justice 2011 11;345 pub. online 25 May 2011. Sage Publications on behalf of British Society of Criminology; Journal article; Keywords: Criminal justice system; Victim Support; procedural fairness; satisfaction; British Crime Survey     

Public confidence in the NSW criminal justice system
Butler, Anna, and Katherine McFarlane; NSW Sentencing Council Monograph 2, May 2009; Research report; Keywords: Criminal justice system satisfaction; attitudes; confidence; survey; evaluation; initiatives

Keep me informed: what matters for victims as they navigate the juvenile criminal justice system in Philadelphia
Carr, Patrick J., Kim A. Logio and Shana Maier; International Review of Victimology, 2003, Vol 10, No. 2, pp 117-136; Journal article; Keywords: Juvenile offenders; criminal justice system; communication; rights; journey            

The victim-informed prosecution project: a quasi-experimental test of a collaborative model for cases of intimate partner violence
Cattaneo, Lauren Bennett, Lisa A. Goodman, Deborah Epstein, Laurie S. Kohn and Holly A. Zanville; Violence Against Women , 2009, Vol. 15, No. 10, pp 1227-.1247; Journal article; Keywords: Criminal justice system; advocacy; program evaluation; service delivery; victim empowerment

Evaluating therapeutic jurisprudence
Chan, Erica Hei-Yuan; Alternative Law Journal, 2012, Vol.37, No. 4, p274-276; Research report; Keywords: Therapeutic justice; criminal justice system; community justice; restorative justice.

Improving public attitudes to the Criminal Justice System: the impact of information
Chapman, Becca, Catriona Mirrlees-Black and Claire Brawn; Home Office Research Study 245, July 2002, pp1-66; Research report; Keywords: Criminal justice system satisfaction; attitudes; confidence; information; sentencing

Conventional and innovative justice responses to sexual violence
Daly, Kathleen; Conventional and innovative justice responses to sexual violence; ACSSA issues; Australian Institute of Family Studies; September 2011; Issue 12; p 1-35; Keywords: Criminal justice system; specialist courts; restorative justice; rape; sexual assault; survivors; reporting to police

Enriching trial justice for crime victims in common law systems: lessons from transitional environments
Doak, Jonathan; International Review of Victimology; May 2015, Vol. 21, Issue 2, pp139-160; Journal article; Keywords: Participation; reparation; transitional justice; trials; victims; restorative justice; victim impact statements   

Media consumption and public attitudes toward crime and justice: the relationship between fear of crime, punitive attitudes, and perceived police effectiveness
Dowler, Kenneth; Journal of Criminal Justice and Popular Culture, Spring/Summer 2003, Vol. 10, Issue 2, pp109-126; Journal article; Keywords: Criminal justice system; media influence; fear of crime.

Procedural justice in contacts with the police: the perspective of victims of crime
Elliott, Irina, Stuart D.M. Thomas, and James R.P. Ogloff; Police Practice and Research: An International Journal, October 2012 , Vol. 13, No 5, pp437-449; Journal article; Keywords: Procedural justice; victim-police interactions; secondary victimisation

The struggle for 'ownership pf conflict': An exploration of victim participation and voice in the criminal justice system
Englebrecht, Christine M.; Criminal Justice Review; Vol 36 (2), 2011, pp129-151; Journal article; Keywords: Victim participation; prosecutors; advocates; role; victim's voice  

Outsiders inside: victim management in an era of participatory reforms
Erez Edna, Julie L. Globokar and Peter R Ibarra; International Review of Victimology, published online 28 November 2013, Vol. 20, pp. 169-188 ; Journal article; Keywords: Adversarial proceedings; impression management; interaction strategies; victim emotion; victim management; victim participatory reforms     

Gender and the victim’s experience with the criminal justice system
Felson, Richard B. and Paul-Philippe Pare; Social Science Research, March 2008, Volume 37, Issue. 1, pp202-219; Journal article; Keywords: Gender; victim satisfaction; criminal justice system; domestic violence.      

Decision making and decision makers in sexual offence trials: options for specialist sexual offence courts, tribunals of fact and the giving of reasons
Finn, Jeremy; Canterbury Law Review; 2011; Volume 17; p 96-119; Journal article; Keywords: Criminal justice system; specialist courts; jury; judge-only; lay participation; New Zealand

The role of social innovation in criminal justice reform and the risk posed by proposed reforms in England and Wales
Fox, Chris and Robert Grimm; Criminology and Criminal Justice , Published online before print 27 November 2013, pp 1-20; Keywords: Criminal justice policy; social impact; market testing; social innovation; initiatives            

Interviewing women bereaved by homicide: reports of secondary victimization by the criminal justice system
Gekoski, Anna, Joanna R. Adler and Jacqueline M. Gray; International Review of Victimology Published online before print July 2013, pp 1-23; Journal article: Keywords: Criminal justice system; secondary victimisation; support; co-victims of homicide

The effects of victim-related contextual factors on the criminal justice system
Haynes, Stacy Hoskins; Crime & Delinquency. July 2010, XX(X) p1-31; Journal article; Keywords: Victims needs; compensation; restitution; criminal justice system; counselling; participation; sentences

Re-thinking access to criminal justice in Canada: a critical review of needs and responses
Hughes, Patricia, Mossman, Mary Jane; Windsor Review of Legal and Social Issues, 2002, Vol. 13, pp. 1-132; Journal article; Keywords: Criminal justice; needs; rights

Confidence in the criminal justice system
Indermaur, David and Lynne Roberts; Trends & Issues in crime and criminal justice, Australian Institute of Criminology , November 2009, No. 387; Research report; Keywords: Criminal justice system satisfaction; attitudes; confidence; evaporation effect; survey; evaluation; initiatives.      

Children’s testimony and the emotional victim effect
Landstrom, Sara., Ask, Karl., Sommar, Charlotte., and Willen, Rebecca; Legal and Criminological Psychology, December 2013; Britain; Journal article; Keywords: Child witness; credibility; emotions; camera perspective

Interactional justice, coping and the legal system: needs of vulnerable victims
Laxminarayan, Malini; International Review of Victimology, Published online before print Feb 2013; pp 1-15; Keywords: Interactional justice; vulnerable victims; criminal justice system; secondary victimisation; coping

Enhancing trust in the legal system through victims’ rights mechanisms
Laxminarayan, Malini; International Review of Victimology; Sep 2015, Vol. 21, No. 3; p 273-286; Journal article; Keywords: Victims rights; trust; criminal justice system; legal system; procedural justice

Procedural justice and psychological effects of criminal proceedings: the moderating effect of offense type
Laxminarayan, Malini; Social Justice Research, Dec 2012, Vol 25, Issue 4, pp 390-405; Journal article; Keywords: Procedural justice; victims sexual assault; secondary victimisation; psychological effects

Do trials of perpetrators retraumatize crime victims?
Orth, Ulrich and Andreas Maercker; Journal of Interpersonal Violence, February 2004, Vol 19, No. 2, pp 212-227; Journal article; Keywords: Criminal justice system; trials; re-traumatisation; secondary traumatisation; posttraumatic stress disorder

The impact of criminal justice involvement on victims’ mental health
Parsons, Jim and Tiffany Bergin; Journal of Thematic Stress , April 2010, Vol 23. No 2, pp 182-188; Journal article; Keywords: Criminal justice system; mental health victims; secondary victimisation; participation; victim impact statements 

Exploring the effects of court dispositions on future domestic violence offending: an analysis of two specialized domestic violence courts  
Pinchevsky, Gillian M.; Journal of Interpersonal Violence; 27 May 2015, online before print, p 1-23; Journal article; Keywords: Specialised domestic violence courts; court dispositions; recidivism; intimate partner violence; batterer programs          

Apprehended personal violence orders – a survey of NSW magistrates and registrars
Poynton, Suzanne; Crime and Justice Bulletin, BOCSAR, March 2012, Number 161, pp1-15; Research report; Keywords: Apprehended personal violence order; APVO; Apprehended violence order; AVO; frivolous; vexatious        

The standing of victims in the English criminal justice system
Rook, Peter; ERA-Forum, Volume 3, Number 1 / March, 2002; Journal article; Keywords: Victims rights; criminal proceedings; status; criminal justice system; witnesses      

Improving public confidence in the criminal justice system an evaluation of a communication activity
Singer, Lawrence and Suzanne Cooper; The Howard Journal, December 2009, Vol. 48, No.5, pp485-500; Journal article; Keywords: Criminal justice system satisfaction; attitudes; confidence; information; sentencing; evaluation

Observing court responses to victims of rape and sexual assault
Smith, Olivia and Tina Skinner; Feminist Criminology, 2012, Vol. 7, No 4, pp.298-326 ; Journal article; Keywords: Adversarialism; courts; observation; rape; sexual assault; trials; victim justice        

Punishment severity and confidence in the criminal justice system
Sprott, Jane B., Cheryl Marie Webster and Anthony N. Doob; Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice, April 2013, Volume 55, No. 2, pp279-292; Journal article: Canada; Keywords: Criminal justice system; confidence; punitiveness; sentencing; perceptions; General Social Survey

Changing attitudes toward the criminal justice system: results of an experimental study
Tanasichuk, Carrie L., and J. Stephen Wormith; Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice, October 2012, Volume 54, No. 4, pp415-441; Journal article; Keywords: Criminal justice system satisfaction; attitudes; confidence.  

Stemming the flow: challenges for policing adult sexual assault with regard to attrition rates and under-reporting of sexual offences
Taylor, S. Caroline and Leigh Gassner; Police Practice and Research: An International Journal; June 2010; Vol.11; issue 3; pp 240-255; Keywords: Sexual assault; reporting police; police response; qualitative research; criminal justice system             

Who do young adult victims of physical assault talk to about their experiences?
Thomson, Rob and John Langley;
Journal of Community Psychology, 2004, Vol. 32, No.4, pp479-488; Journal article; New Zealand; Keywords: Assault; reporting to police; longitudinal study.

Where do they belong? Giving victims a place in the criminal justice process
Wemmers, Jo-Anne; Criminal Law Forum 2009 No 20 pp 395-416 Paper presented National Victims of Crime Conference, Adelaide, September 2008; Conference paper; Keywords: Victims role; criminal justice system; restorative justice; victim participation   

Victims’ experiences in the criminal justice system and their recovery from crime
Wemmers, Jo-Anne; International Review of Victimology, September 2013, Vol 19, No. 3, pp 221-223; Journal article; Keywords: Procedural justice; fairness; secondary victimization