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Criminalising coercive control in domestic violence cases: Should Scotland follow the path of England and Wales?
(Sweet & Maxwell, 2016)
This article provides an analysis of s. 76 Serious Crime Act 2015 that entered into force on 29th December 2015 in England and Wales and creates the offence of coercive or controlling behaviour in an intimate or family ...
Is the creation of a discrete offence of coercive control necessary to combat domestic violence?
(Queens University Belfast, School of Law, 2015)
Aligning partial defences to murder with the offence of coercive or controlling behaviour
This article reflects on the adoption of s. 76 Serious Crime Act 2015 which criminalises coercive or controlling behaviour in an intimate or family relationship. The examination draws upon the legislative effort to recognise ...