Rape law reform

a collection of conference papers by National Conference on Rape Law Reform

Publisher: Australian Institute of Criminology in Canberra

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  • Rape -- Australia -- Congresses.,
  • Evidence, Criminal -- Australia -- Congresses.,
  • Rape victims -- Services for -- Australia -- Congresses.

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Jocelynne A. Scutt.
ContributionsScutt, Jocelynne A., Australian Institute of Criminology., University of Tasmania. Law School, Tasmania. Law Reform Commission.
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LC ClassificationsKF9329.A75 N37, K N27733 R3
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 304 p. ;
Number of Pages304
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Open LibraryOL21043947M
ISBN 100642899916
OCLC/WorldCa8838976

  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 Cited by: Crime Report - Rape Law Reform Describe the issue and the history of that issue Issue: “Rape” also referred to a sexual assault, under New South Wales Crimes Act is defined as ‘a person who inflicts grievous bodily harm on another person with intent to engage in sexual intercourse with that other person, or with a third person who is present or nearby, is guilty of . 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, Price: $ Pritzker Prof. Deborah Tuerkheimer took aim at the nation’s rape laws at a One Book Northwestern event on Tuesday, saying the next stage of .

Book Description: Rape law reform has long been hailed as one of the most successful projects of second-wave feminism. Yet forty years after the anti-rape movement emerged, legal and medical institutions continue to resist implementing reforms intended to provide more just and compassionate legal and medical responses to victims of sexual violence.   Rape, inequality and the criminal justice response in England: The importance of age and gender () Journal Article A police specialist rape investigation unit: a comparative analysis of performance and victim care (). 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 .   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/5(2).

The following article was published in the March issue of the International Review of Contemporary Law, the journal of the IADL. by Grace Cowell. Content note: Sexual violence. Abstract Since the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, rape law reform in the United Kingdom has achieved partial success, most notably evidenced in the increased .   Rape law reform has long been hailed as one of the most successful projects of second-wave feminism. Yet forty years after the anti-rape movement emerged, legal and medical institutions continue to resist implementing reforms intended to provide more just and compassionate legal and medical responses to victims of sexual : New York University Press.   Common law defined rape as unlawful intercourse by a man against a woman who is not his wife by force or threat and against her will. However, most states have refined and broadened the statutory definition of rape so that marriage, gender, and force are not relevant. The victim's lack of consent is the crucial element.   Reform the Rape Law Reform. Nov. 18, Consider the recent change in New York's law that has caused such furor in a pending rape case in Brooklyn. The new law was designed to make.

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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, Cited by: Rape Reform Law Law and Legal Definition As the Rape laws for the states were found lacking there has been move for reforming the rape laws since ’s.

The goal of the rape reform movement Rape law reform book to treat rape as any other crime by sifting the focus from the behavior or reputation of the victim to the unlawful acts of the offender. 5 Id. at ; see generally Mary Ann Largen, Rape-law reform: An Analysis, in RAPE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT II (A.W.

Burgess ed., ). 6 See Julie Homey & Cassia Spohn, Rape Law Reform and Instrumental Change in Six. 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.

Rape-law reform was considered a highly visible place to begin to change the law and demand that women's "autonomy be protected by agents of social control". A number of case studies of rape-law reform have been conducted in various jurisdictions throughout the : Ronald J.

Berger, Patricia Searles, W. Lawrence Neuman. 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, Reviews: 1.

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It is only when we fully understand. Rape Law Reform: A Grassroots Revolution and Its Impact (The Plenum Series in Crime and Justice) - Kindle edition by Spohn, Cassia, Horney, Julie.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Rape Law Reform: A Grassroots Revolution and Its Impact (The Plenum Series Manufacturer: Springer. Tuerkheimer, DSexual agency and the unfinished work of rape law reform.

in Research Handbook on Feminist Jurisprudence. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., pp. Sexual agency and the unfinished work of rape law reform.

the rape reform movement: the traditional common law and rape law reforms By: Cassia C. Spohn Jurimetrics, Vol.

39, No. 2 (WINTER ), pp. 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.

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 in particular because of its commitment toCited by: 1.

Up Against is a book about the evolution of Rape Crisis Centres (RCCs) and the fundamental failure of rape law reforms in the U.S.

The author is Assistant Professor of Law and Politics at Drexel University, U.S. and was a direct service provider in the fields of sexual and domestic violence for more than a decade. 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. 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. Examines the successes, challenges and defeats of rape law reform; An important reflection on the engagement of civil society with government in precipitating and sustaining this important law reform process.

Highlights the significance of rape law reform inclusion or exclusion at various stages in the processBook Edition: 1st Edition. Get this from a library. Addressing Rape Reform in Law and Practice.

[Susan Caringella] -- 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. This book presents an in-depth comparative study of sentencing practice for rape in six common law jurisdictions: England and Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, New Zealand, and South Africa.

It provides a thorough review of the medical literature on the physical and psychological effects of rape; the legal and philosophical literature on the. 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. 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 Format: Paperback. Rape Law Reform: A Grassroots Revolution and Its Impact (The Plenum Series in Crime and Justice) by Spohn, Cassia; Horney, Julie and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at 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 the latter part of Author: Patricia Falk.

Rape law reform has long been hailed as one of the most successful projects of second-wave feminism. Yet forty years after the anti-rape movement emerged, legal and medical institutions continue to resist implementing reforms intended to provide more just and compassionate legal and medical responses to victims of sexual by:   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. The Right to Say No: Marital Rape and Law Reform in Canada, Ghana, Kenya and Malawi Published by Hart Publishing () ISBN ISBN Read "Rape Law Reform A Grassroots Revolution and Its Impact" by Cassia Spohn available from Rakuten Kobo. This book evolved from our interest in rape as feminists and as sodal sdentists.

As feminists, we were concemed about th Brand: Springer US. ?In the Michigan Criminal Sexual Conduct Statute was the first so-called rape reform statute This book is the most systematic and comprehensive study to date of the purpose and effect of that legislation.

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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, Brand: Columbia University Press.

In the early stages of the anti-rape movement, the movement's foci included " law enforcement behavior and legal changes, hospital practices and counseling, self-defense and community education." [13] The National Organization for Women (NOW) started working on legislative reform at the national level during the mids.

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.Rape shield laws were passed in the states to protect the victims of rape from the emotional distress that can occur when being questioned about their prior sexual history on the witness stand.

Our text (Schmalleger) has characterizer this as the “second rape” at the trail stage of a rape investigation (Schmalleger,p. ).Rape is the fourth most common crime against women in India. According to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) annual report, 24, rape cases were reported across India in Out of these, 24, were committed by someone known to the victim (98% of the cases).

India has been characterised as one of the "countries with the lowest per capita rates of rape".