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Crime and Justice Research Publications

 

Date Publication Description
   
25/02/2008 Turning up the Volume: The Vulnerable Witness Officer Pilots: Final Report for the Scottish Government The final report of the evaluation of the Vulnerable Witness Officer Pilots established in Aberdeen and Ayrshire by the Scottish Executive's Victims and Witnesses Unit.
25/02/2008 Turning up the Volume: The Vulnerable Witness Officer Pilots: Research Findings Summary research findings of the evaluation of the Vulnerable Witness Officer Pilots established in Aberdeen and Ayrshire by the Scottish Executive's Victims and Witnesses Unit.
12/02/2008 Evaluation of the Implementation and Impact of the Glasgow Antisocial Behaviour Taskforce The evaluation of the Glasgow Antisocial Behaviour Taskforce analyses the impact and effectiveness of the Taskforce and identifies lessons learned. The Glasgow ASB Taskforce was reorganised in 2006 to become Glasgow Community Safety Services and this evaluation informed that transition. It should be emphasised that the Taskforce evaluation is not an evaluation of Glasgow Community Safety Services.
07/01/2008 Matters of Judicial Appointments, Conduct and Removals in Commonwealth Jurisdictions - Research Findings This paper draws on exsisting evidence to describe and compare debates and reforms concerning judicial appointments, conduct and removal in 4 commonwealth jurisdictions.
19/12/2007 Public Awareness and Perceptions of Mediation in Scotland Findings of an omnibus survey conducted with the Scottish public in August 2007 on their awareness and understanding of mediation
27/11/2007 Partner Abuse in Scotland: Findings from the 2006 Scottish Crime & Victimisation Survey - Research Findings Findings from the partner abuse self completion section of the survey which asks about experience of domestic abuse ever and in the past year.
29/10/2007 Attitudes and Knowledge about Family Obligations in Scotland: After Separation and Death - Research Findings Major changes in family structure and family life in Scotland have changed how people think about marriage and cohabitation, the roles of men and women in family life, parenthood and relationships.
29/10/2007 Dealing with Child Contact Issues: A Literature Review of Mechanisms in Different Jurisdictions The report examines how some jurisdictions address contact issues where there has been a history of intractable conflict, child abuse or neglect or domestic abuse.
25/10/2007 A Review of Dispersal Powers This is a statutory study of police dispersal powers. It considers the process and effectiveness of the powers.