Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Record ID: 02649c4c-db30-461b-a3fc-c281a84f77a1
Full metadata record
DC FieldValueLanguage
dc.contributor.authorCrocker, Georgiaen
dc.description.abstractThis article examines the impacts of giving pre-recorded evidence on complainants in family violence matters in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). The use of pre-recorded evidence in the ACT was enabled in 2015 by the Crimes (Domestic and Family Violence) Legislation Amendment Act, which aimed to protect family violence complainants from being further traumatised by this element of the criminal justice process. The author examines this legislation in light of the effects of trauma on short-term memory and concludes the requirement that pre-recorded evidence be given 'as soon as practicable' after a family violence incident may be doing complainants more harm than good.en
dc.publisherSage Publicationsen
dc.relation.ispartofAlternative Law Journalen
dc.titleThe dangers of pre-recorded evidence: As soon as practicable?en
dc.typeJournal Articleen
dc.subject.keywordInvalid URLen
dc.subject.readinglistGeneral populationen
dc.subject.readinglistPolicing and legal responsesen
dc.subject.readinglistANROWS Notepad 2022 May 26en
dc.subject.listANROWS Notepad 2022 May 26en
dc.subject.anratopicPolicing and legal responsesen
dc.subject.anrapopulationGeneral populationen
Appears in Collections:ANROWS Notepad 2022
Journal Articles

Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.

Items in ANROWS library are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Google Media

Google ScholarTM

Who's citing