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Lorana Bartels

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For First Nations people, coronavirus has meant fewer services, separated families and over-policing: new report

This article makes clear the treatment of First Australians during the COVID-19 outbreak is not the same as for non-Indigenous Australians.
Report

Sentencing and treatment of juvenile sex offenders in Australia

This paper examines sentencing and treatment practices for juvenile sex offenders in Australia and the challenges of reconciling the imperatives of rehabilitation, accountability and community protection.
Commentary

Is Victoria’s sentencing regime really more lenient?

An overriding focus on increasing sentences may not necessarily be the best means of redressing the harm caused by sex offences, writes Lorana Bartels.
Commentary

Tougher national parole laws won’t end the violence

Rick Sarre and Lorana Bartels ask if there's a case for an overhaul of nationwide parole laws?
Journal article

Lessons lost in sentencing: welding individualised justice to Indigenous justice

Indigenous offenders are heavily over-represented in the Australian and Canadian criminal justice systems. In the case of R v Gladue, the Supreme Court of Canada held that sentencing judges are to recognise the adverse systemic and background factors that many Aboriginal Canadians face and consider...