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Institute of Criminology Events



27 July 2012

The Institute of Criminology (IC) is pleased to announce two special events to take place the week commencing 30 July 2012.

1.Beyond Punishment: Frontiers of Penal Policy, A Colloquium

(6-8pm, 31 July 2012, Level 4 Common Room, New Law School)

How can prisons be managed in a way that achieve community expectations regarding punishment and deterrence while ensuring the realisation of human rights? What can we learn from other countries and prison systems about how to rehabilitate prisoners in a just, decent, humane and cost effective manner. This colloquium, to be hosted by Professor Patrick Keyzer, brings together three scholars at the forefront of penal policy and criminal justice. Each will speak for 20 minutes, and their talks will be followed by a plenary panel discussion. The speakers are Baroness Vivien Stern CBEand Professor Andrew Coyle CMG. This event is sponsored by Corrective Services NSW and is jointly hosted by the Institute of Criminology, Sydney Law School, and the Centre for Law, Governance and Public Policy.

2.Launch of the 'Forensic Science and Justice: From crime scene to court and beyond' Special Issue of the Current Issues in Criminal Justice Journal

(6-7:30pm, 1 August 2012, Level 4 Common Room, New Law School)

A small number of authors who have contributed to the 'Forensic Science and Justice: From crime scene to court and beyond' Special Issue will discuss their contribution to the journal. Speakers include:

· Dr Rebecca Scott Bray (Co-Director, Sydney Institute of Criminology)

· Associate Professor Roberta Julian (Director, Tasmanian Institute of Law Enforcement Studies and co-editor of the Special Issue)

Alastair Ross AM (Director, National Institute for Forensic Sciences)

· Mehera San Roque (Senior Lecturer, UNSW)

Copies of the journal will be available to purchase at the launch. This launch and event is kindly sponsored by the Forensic Document Services.


Contact: Greg Sherington

Phone: +61 2 9351 0202

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