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Jacqueline Fitzgerald

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26 Feb 2016
260

Abstract

Aim: To explain the rapid rise in the NSW prison population over the five years from 2011 to 2015.

Methods: Descriptive analysis of court, police and prison data. Kendall’s tau was used to test for significant change in trend...

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7 Sep 2015
278

Aim: To identify the situational and offender characteristics associated with prison sentences for Apprehended Domestic Violence Order (ADVO) breaches.

Method: Case narratives from police incident reports of ADVO breach incidents in NSW were analysed. Two samples were examined: (1) breach incidents where...

Report

24 Aug 2015
61

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Between 2007 and 2014 trial delay in the NSW District Criminal Court increased 34% for defendants on bail and 44% for those on remand. In 2014 the pending caseload had increased to 1716 trials. This reports finds these results to be due...

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19 Aug 2015
343

Aim: To consider trends in bail and remand prior to and immediately following the implementation of the Bail Act (2013) on 20 May 2014 and the ‘show cause’ amendments on 28 January 2015.

Method: Descriptive analysis of trends in police use of...

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16 Apr 2015
334

This study finds that the January 2014 reforms appear to have reduced the incidence of assault in the Kings Cross and CBD entertainment precincts.

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Aims: To determine (1) whether the January 2014 reforms to the NSW Liquor Act reduced the...

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