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The Continuing Chronology of Confusion: Crime Prevention, Welfare and the Why of Youth Justice
International human rights law states that child well-being must be paramount. The aims of the Youth Justice System in England and Wales should reflect this, but the present system fails to do so as its aims are various ...
Circumstance, Choice and the Denial of a Superior Orders Defence in International and Comparative Criminal Justice
(Journal of International and Comparative Law, 2016-12)
Claims that an actor who followed orders issued by a superior should be granted a defence to a criminal offence are largely rejected in international and domestic criminal law. Various justifications have been offered: ...
Punishability and the Restriction of Interests
(Probation Quarterly, 2018-03-08)
This short article develops two themes which run throughout Rob Canton's recent monograph Why Punish? - the concept of 'punishability' and that punishment, however justified, constitutes an interference with an individual's ...
Reviewing a Parole Board Decision to Release
(Cambridge University Press, 2019-04-23)
This note examines the implications of the High Court challenge to the Parole Board decision to release the serial sex offender John Worboys (now known as John Radford). Three central issues emerged: (1) that the Parole ...
Young Offenders' Right to Integration post Human Rights Act 1998: Work as punishment, rehabilitation and enabler
(Jura Gentium - Centre for Philosophy of International Law and Global Politics, 2017-07-17)
A combination of international children's rights instruments and regional human rights protection framework has ensured the protection of children in custody. Whilst the United Kingdom has ratified the Convention on the ...