Current Issues in Criminal Justice Volume 28 Number 2, November 2016
Current Issues in Criminal Justice Volume 28 Number 2, November 2016
Editor: Murray Lee
Institute of Criminology Press
ISSN: 1034-5329

Current Issues in Criminal Justice is the major Australian journal on criminal justice. Contributors include academics, researchers and professionals, who provide expert analysis of the many aspects of criminal justice. The journal covers national and international issues, and has subscribers from many different countries and disciplines.


  • Sydney Institute of of Criminology 50th Anniversary 1966-2016 by Rebecca Scott Bray


  • “Rack ’em, Packe ’em and Stack ’em”: Decarceration in an Age of Zero Tolerance by Don Weatherburn
  • Investigation to Exoneration: A Systemic Review of Wrongful Conviction in Australia by Rachel Dioso-Villa, Roberta Julian, Mark Kebbell, Lynne Weathered and Nina Westera
  • Juvenile Justice, Young People and Human Rights in Australia by Chris Cuneen, Barry Goldson and Sophie Russell
  • A Partial History of Localised Crime Prevention in New South Wales by Garner Clancey
  • The Proposed Re-introduction of Policing and Crime into the Regulation of Brothels in New South Wales by Penny Crofts and Jason Prior

Contemporary Comments

  • Serious Crime Prevention by Elyse Methven and David Carter
  • Why the Continuous Failures in Justice for Australian Victims and Survivors of Catholic Clerical Child Sexual Abuse? by Kate Gleeson

Book reviews

  • Genetics, Crime and Justice by Debra Wilson, reviewed by Allan McCay
  • Looking for Ashley: Re-reading What the Smith Case Reveals About the Governance of Girls, Mothers and Families in Canada by Rebecca Jaremko Bromwich, reviewed by Linda Steele

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