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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 ...
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 ...