Dynamics of Scandal: On facilitating, denying and covering up institutional child sex abuse
Sociologist Prof Chris Greer explores the often murky agendas of organisations, media, and individuals in the facilitation, denial and cover-up of sexual abuse.
How convincing is a Y-chromosome profile match?
Y chromosome profiles are used in sexual assault cases but can confuse juries; a new approach from the University of Melbourne will help clarify this evidence.
Keeping up with the droneses: How criminal laws deal with new technology
New technologies like drones pose a challenge for criminal law; a University of Melbourne expert explains the Law must keep pace with society's shifting values.
Suppression orders vs open justice
A recent high-profile criminal case has highlighted how the wide use of suppression orders in Victoria is undermining open justice.
How insider traders dodge jail on geography
Insider trading attracts different penalties around the globe, but Australia's tough approach is a deterrent that helps build trust in the market.
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.