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Researcher: Bradfield, RJ (Dr Rebecca Bradfield)

Fields of Research

Criminal Law and Procedure
Law
Commercial and Contract Law
Criminology
Legal Institutions (incl. Courts and Justice Systems)
Access to Justice
Organisational Behaviour
Law and Legal Studies
Law and Society
Correctional Theory, Offender Treatment and Rehabilitation
Courts and Sentencing
Causes and Prevention of Crime

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in Law and Legal Studies
Justice and the Law
Law Reform
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Law, Politics and Community Services
Law Enforcement
Ageing and Older People
Cultural Understanding
Criminal Justice

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Attorney-General's Reference No. 1 of 1996 re Weiderman; Criminal Law Journal
Criminal Liability of drivers who fall asleep causing motor vehicle crashes resulting in death or other serious injury: Jiminez
Criminal Liability of Drivers Who Fall Asleep Causing Motor Vehicle Crashes Resulting in Death or Other Serious Injury: Jiminez
Criminal Liability of Organisations
Domestic Homicide and the Defence of Provocation: A Tasmanian Perspective on the Jealous Husband and the Battered Wife; University of Tasmania Law Review
Evidence Act 2001 sections 97, 98 & 101 and Hoch's Case: Admissibility of tendency and coincidence evidence in sexual assault cases with multiple complainants
Evidence Act 2001 sections 97, 98 & 101 and Hoch's Case: Admissibility of tendency and coincidence evidence in sexual assault cases with multple complainants
Gauging public opinion on sentencing: can asking jurors help?; Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice
Green v The Queen; Criminal Law Journal
Interviewing the jury: Three case studies from the Tasmanian jury sentencing study; Qualitative Criminology: Stories from the field
Intoxication and criminal responsibility
Intoxication and Criminal Responsibility
Is Near Enough Good Enough? Why Isn't Self-Defence Appropriate for the Battered Woman?; 17th Annual Congress of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiarty, Psychology and Law
Jury Sentencing Survey
Mandatory Sentencing for Serious Sex Offences Against Children: Sentencing Advisory Council Final Report No. 7
Mandatory Sentencing of serious sex offenders: Sentencing Advisory Council Consultation Paper
Mandatory treatment for alcohol and drug affected offenders: Sentencing Advisory Council Research Paper No 2
Mandatory treatment for sex offenders: Sentencing Advisory Council Research Paper No 1
Minimise and Deny: Battered Wives Who Kill; Australian & New Zealand Society of Criminology Annual Conference
Non-Conviction Sentences - 'Not recording a Conviction' as a Sentencing Option: Sentencing Advisory Council Final Report No. 3
Phasing out of Suspended Sentences: Sentencing Advisory Council Background Paper
Phasing out of Suspended Sentences: Sentencing Advisory Council Consultation Paper
Phasing Out of Suspended Sentences: Sentencing Advisory Council Final Report No. 6
Provocation and Non-violent Homosexual Advances: Lessons from Australia; The Journal of Criminal Law
Public judgement on sentencing: Final results from the Tasmanian Jury Sentencing Study; Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice
Responding to the problem of recidivist drink drivers
Responding to the Problem of Recidivist Drink Drivers, Tasmanian Law Reform Institute Issues Paper No 23
Review of the Defence of Insanity in s 16 of the Criminal Code and Fitness to Plead, Tasmania Law Reform Institute, Final Report No 27
Review of the Law Relating to Self-defence: Tasmania Law Reform Institute Final Report No 20
Review of the Law Relating to Self-defence: Tasmania Law Reform Institute Issues Paper No 20
Self-Defence Final Report
Sentences without conviction: protecting an offender from unwarranted discrimination in employment; Monash University Law Review
Sentencing for Driving Offences that Result Death or Injury: Sentencing Advisory Council Consultation Paper
Sentencing for Serious Sex Offences against Children: Sentencing Advisory Council Research Paper No 3
Sentencing of driving offences that result in death or injury: Sentencing Advisory Council Final Report No 8
Sex Offence Sentencing: Sentencing Advisory Council Final Report No. 4
Sparkes v The Queen; Criminal Law Journal
Statutory Sentencing Discounts for Pleas of Guilty, Sentence Advisory Council Consultation Paper
Statutory Sentencing Reductions for Pleas of Guilty: Sentencing Advisory Council Final Research Paper No 10
Tasmanian Criminal Law: Text and Cases; University of Tasmania Law Press
Tasmanian Criminal Law: Text and Cases; University of Tasmania Law Press
Women Who Kill: Lack of Intent and Diminished Responsibility as the Other 'Defences' to Spousal Homicide; Current Issues in Criminal Justice

Research Projects

Contracts in the retirement village sector: Assessing consumers attitudes and understanding; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Jury Sentencing Survey; Criminology Research Council (CRC)
Review of the defence of insanity in s 16 of the Criminal Code and fitness to plead; Department of Justice Tasmania (DJ)

Research Candidate Supervision