Breaking down COVID-19 barriers for people with disability
COVID-19 poses particular challenges for people with disability, but a University of Melbourne expert says some aren’t the issues that people might assume.
Unfit to plead: Imprisoned without conviction
A two-year University of Melbourne project has identified that early support can reduce incidences of 'unfit to plead' cases in our criminal justice system.
Restoring voice to people with cognitive disability
People with cognitive disability are frequently denied the right to decision-making, but this needs to change, says a University of Melbourne legal expert.
Disability-based disadvantage – a life sentence?
A new research project is focusing on how support systems can be improved to prevent disability-based discrimination in the criminal justice system.
Researchers need to continue focusing on eliminating a history of discriminatory practices in disability research.