Kathleen Daly


Conventional and innovative justice responses to sexual violence

Despite 30 years of significant change to the way the criminal justice system responds to sexual violence, conviction rates have gone down in Australia, Canada, and England and Wales. This paper reflects on the limits of legal reform in improving outcomes for victim/survivors.

Indigenous courts and justice practices in Australia

Indigenous participation in sentencing procedures has been occurring informally in remote communities for some time. This paper describes the range of practices used. It is a snapshot of current practice at year-end 2003 in Australia.