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Abstracts and papers are available below the programme:

Programme

Session 1: September 5th 13.45 - 15.15 Howard Bld Rec Rm

1A  Penny Darbyshire (Kingston)
        "Judging in the Criminal Courts in this Age of Austerity"
1B  Riccardo Montana (Kingston)
       "Images of prosecutors and actuarial justice: Berlusconi and the judiciary"
1C  Stephanie Roberts (Westminster)
        "Compensating the Wrongly Convicted: The 'Deserving' Versus the 'Undeserving' Acquitted"

Session 2: September 5th 15.45 - 17.15 Howard Bld Rec Rm

2A  Stuart Macdonald (Swansea)
       "Politics and the Control Order Regime"
2B  Patrick Keyzer & Suzie O'Toole (Bond, Qld)
        "The New Gulags: Australia's Approach to the Preventive Detention of Sex Offenders"
2C  Gary Betts (Coventry)
        "The Elasticity of Proportionate Sentencing".   

Session 3 September 6th 09.00 - 10.30 Howard Bld Rec Rm

3A Jennifer Schweppe (Limerick)
      "Punishing Motivation: Hate Crimes and the Criminal Law"
3B Jessica Elliott, (UWE)
      "Who Pays the Price? Tackling the Demand for Sexual Services"
3C John Child (Birmingham)
      "Beyond acts, circumstances and results: A fourth objective element"

Session 4 September 6th 13.30 - 15.00 Howard Bld Rec Rm

Panel Session: "Reforming the Insanity Defence" Panel members:
Professor David Ormerod (Law Commission);
Professor Gerry Maher (Edinburgh),
Dr Lisa Claydon (UWE),
Louise Kennefick (Cork).
Chair: Professor Ronnie Mackay

Available Papers and Abstracts

Criminalising Women’s Bodies: Abortion Law in Ireland by Claire McCann .
The right to legal assistance in Europe and the role of the defence lawyer by Ed Cape.
Reforming the legal framework for ‘criminality information sharing’ in England and Wales by Jamie Grace, University of Derby.
Judging in the Criminal Courts in this Age of Austerity by Penny Darbyshire, .
Who Pays the Price? Tackling the Demand for Sexual Services by Jessica Elliott .
Of Principles and Politics: A Realist Perspective on Control Orders and Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures by Stuart Macdonald.
Of Principles and Politics: A Realist Perspective on Control Orders and Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures by Stuart Macdonald.
Punishing Motivation: Hate Crimes and the Criminal Law by Jennifer Schweppe .
Beyond acts, circumstances and results: A fourth ulterior element by John Child.
The Elasticity of Proportionality: Does Theft Cross the Custody Threshold? by Gary Betts.
Compensating the Wrongly Convicted: The ‘Deserving’ Versus the ‘Undeserving’ Acquitted by Stephanie Roberts.
Judging in the Criminal Courts in this Age of Austerity by Penny Darbyshire.
Images of prosecutors and actuarial justice: Berlusconi and the judiciary by Ricardo Montana.