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.
Trial by Ouija Board: When jurors misbehave
Jurors are often subject to considerable stress, argues a University of Melbourne expert, as a famous misconduct case involving a Ouija Board demonstrates.
Family violence: Ending the hidden crime
Family violence has many causes, including societal attitudes towards women and many possible solutions, including attitudinal change programs and legal reform.
The ‘Making a Murderer’ effect
Making a Murderer is part of a new wave of crime coverage highlighting miscarriages of justice and changing the way we think about the judicial system.