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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 ...
Evidencing domestic violence, including behaviour that falls under the new offence of 'controlling or coercive behaviour'
IN 2015 an offence of 'controlling or coercive behaviour' was introduced under the Serious Crime Act, criminalising for the first time the non-physical abuse which so often occurs in the domestic context. This new offence ...
Surviving Times of Austerity: Preserving the Specialist Domestic Violence Court Provision
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)
A Comparative Evaluation of Offences: Criminalising Abusive Behaviour in England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland and Tasmania
This chapter analyses the new offences introduced in England and Wales in 2015, Scotland in 2018, Ireland in 2018 and the less recent offences in Tasmania in 2004 addressing the use of coercive control in domestic ...
De-Criminalising Adolescent to Parent Violence Under s 76 Serious Crime Act 2015
(Sage Publishing, 2019-10-09)
This article questions the appropriateness of including adolescent to parent violence (APV) within the elements of a criminal offence designed to criminalise domestic violence and abuse (DVA). The offence, s. 76 Serious ...