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Researcher: Warner, Kate (Professor Kate Warner)

Fields of Research

Public law
Criminal law
Other law and legal studies
Courts and sentencing
Criminology
Legal institutions (incl. courts and justice systems)
Correctional theory, offender treatment and rehabilitation
Causes and prevention of crime
Property law (excl. intellectual property law)
Environmental assessment and monitoring
Medical and health law
Law and society and socio-legal research
Access to justice
Other education
Litigation, adjudication and dispute resolution
Information systems
Higher education
Crime policy
Other information and computing sciences
Commercial law

Research Objectives

Justice and the law
Expanding knowledge in psychology
Expanding knowledge in human society
Criminal justice
Expanding knowledge in law and legal studies
Legal processes
Other culture and society
Law enforcement
Rehabilitation and correctional services
Law reform
Environmental policy, legislation and standards
Legislation, civil and criminal codes
Teaching and curriculum
Crime prevention
Other information and communication services
Other education and training
Information systems, technologies and services

Career Best Publications

Gang rape in Sydney: Crime, the media, politics, race and sentencing; The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology
Sentencing in Cases of Marital Rape: Towards Changing the Male Imagination; Legal Studies
Sentencing in Tasmania; The Federation Press
Sentencing Sexual Offenders in the UK and Australia; Sentencing and Society: International Perspectives
The Role of Guideline Judgments in the Law and Order Debate in Australia; Criminal Law Journal

Research Publications

8th International Symposium on Victimology; 8th International Symposium on Victimology
Academics lash Lennon 'ethics'
Adoption by same sex couples: TLRI Report No. 4
Adoption by same sex couples: TLRI Report No.2
Aggravating and mitigating factors in sentencing: comparing the views of judges and jurors; Australian Law Journal
Aggravating or mitigating? Comparing judgesí and jurorsí views on four ambiguous sentencing factors; Journal of Judicial Administration
Are Judges out of touch?; Current Issues in Criminal Justice
Arson and Deliberately Lit Fires
Assaults on Emergency Service Workers
Australia; Reparation in Criminal Law: Internal Perspectives
Bullying: Tasmania Law Reform Institute Final Report No 22
Bullying: Tasmania Law Reform Institute Issues Paper No 21
Comparing legal and lay assessments of relevant sentencing factors for sex offences in Australia; Criminal Law Journal
Confessions and Reflections of 40 Years of Teaching; Teaching Matters 2015
Criminal Liability of drivers who fall asleep causing motor vehicle crashes resulting in death or other serious injury: Jiminez
Criminal Liability of Organisations
Criminal Process and Human Rights; The Federation Press
Custody, Arrest and Police Bail
Custody, Arrest and Police Bail
Don Chalmers: His contributions to legal research and education, health law, and research ethics, locally and globally; Journal of Law and Medicine
Equality Before the Law and Equal Impact of Sanctions: Doing Justice to Differences in Wealth and Employment Status; Principles and Values in Criminal Justice: Essays in Honour of Andrew Ashworth
Equality Before the Law: Racial and Social Background Factors as Sources of Mitigation at Sentencing; Mitigation and Aggravation at Sentencing
Evaluation of the Introduction of Tasmanian Firearm Control Legislation
Firearms legislation in Australia a Decade after the Nationwide Agreement
Gang rape in Sydney: Crime, the media, politics, race and sentencing; The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology
Gauging public opinion on sentencing: can asking jurors help?; Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice
Inkson; Criminal Law Journal
Institutional Architecture; The Promise of Law Reform
Interpretation of Penalty Provisions - Maximum and Mandatory Penalties; Laws of Australia
Interpretation of Penalty Provisions - Double Punishment; Laws of Australia
Interpretation of Penalty Provisions - Effect of Repeal, Amendment or Judicial Decisions; Laws of Australia
Interpretation of Penalty Provisions - Second Offences or Convictions; Laws of Australia
Interpretation of Penalty Provisions - The General Principle; Laws of Australia
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
Involving juries in sentencing : insights from the Tasmanian jury study; Criminal Law Journal
Itís up to all of us to act to end the violence
Juror and community views of the guilty plea sentencing discount: findings from a national Australian study; Criminology & Criminal Justice
Jurors' views of suspended sentences; Australian & New Zealand Journal of Criminology
Jury Sentencing Survey
Juvenile sex offending: its prevalence and the criminal justice response; UNSW Law Journal
Lessons from a small University-based law reform body in Australia; Reforming Law Reform: Perspectives from Hong Kong and Beyond
Mandatory Compensation Orders for Crime Victims and the Rhetoric of Restorative Justice; The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology
Mandatory Sentencing and the Role of the Academic; Criminal Law Forum
Mandatory sentencing? Use [with] discretion; Alternative Law Journal
Measuring jurorsí views on sentencing: Results from the second Australian jury sentencing study; Punishment and Society
Media Usage and Public Confidence in Sentencing in Australia: A National Study; The Courts and the Media: Challenges in the era of digital and social media
National research with jurors on sentences for sexual offenders; Judicial Officers' Bulletin
Non-Therapeutic Male Circumcision
Offending while on bail
Physical Punishment of Children
Physical Punishment of Children
Protecting the Anonymity of the Victims of Sexual Crimes: Tasmania Law Reform Institute Issues Paper No 18
Protecting the Anonymity of Victims of Sexual Crimes: Tasmania Law Reform Institute Final Report No 19
Public judgement on sentencing: Final results from the Tasmanian Jury Sentencing Study; Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice
Public preferences for sentencing purposes: What difference does offender age, criminal history and offence type make?; Criminology and Criminal Justice
Purpose of Sentencing - Goals of Sentencing; Laws of Australia
Purpose of Sentencing - Introduction
Purpose of Sentencing - Limiting Principles; Laws of Australia
Relevant Factors - Effect of Offence and Sanction; Laws of Australia
Relevant Factors - Nature of Offence; Laws of Australia
Relevant Factors - Nature of the Offender; Laws of Australia
Relevant Factors - Response to the Charges; Laws of Australia
Relevant Factors - The Relevance of the Sentance Imposed on a Co-offender; Laws of Australia
Report on the Commissions of Inquiry Act 1995
Republicanism; Australasian Law Teacher's Association Conference
Sentencing
Sentencing
Sentencing and public confidence: Results from a national Australian survey on public opinions towards sentencing; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology
Sentencing discounts for delay; Criminal Law Journal
Sentencing Final Report No. 11 - Tasmania Law Reform Institute
Sentencing for child pornography; Australian Law Journal
Sentencing for Rape; Balancing the Scales: Rape, Law Reform & Australian Culture
Sentencing in Cases of Marital Rape: Towards Changing the Male Imagination; Legal Studies
Sentencing in Tasmania; The Federation Press
Sentencing Juvenile Offenders; Juvenile Crime, Justice & Corrections
Sentencing of Children - Custodial Orders; Laws of Australia
Sentencing of Children - Fines; Laws of Australia
Sentencing of Children - Introduction
Sentencing of Children - Licence Disqualification; Laws of Australia
Sentencing of Children - Non-Custodial Orders; Laws of Australia
Sentencing of Children - Purpose and Goals; Laws of Australia
Sentencing of Children - Restitution and Compensation; Laws of Australia
Sentencing of Children - Sentencing Procedures Arising Out of the Presence of Parents; Laws of Australia
Sentencing Review 1996
Sentencing Review 1997; Criminal Law Journal
Sentencing Review 1998; Criminal Law Review
Sentencing Review 1999; Criminal Law Journal
Sentencing Review 2000-2001; Criminal Law Journal
Sentencing Review 2001-2002; Criminal Law Journal
Sentencing Review 2002-2003; Criminal Law Journal
Sentencing Review 2003-2004: Part 1; Criminal Law Journal
Sentencing Review 2003-2004: Part II; Criminal Law Journal
Sentencing Review 2004-2005; Criminal Law Journal
Sentencing Review 2005-2006; Criminal Law Journal
Sentencing Review 2006-2007; Criminal Law Journal
Sentencing review 2007-2008; Criminal Law Journal
Sentencing Review 2008-2009; Criminal Law Journal
Sentencing Review 2009-2010; Criminal Law Journal
Sentencing review 2010-2011; Criminal Law Journal
Sentencing Review 2011-2012; Criminal Law Journal
Sentencing review 2012-2013; Criminal Law Journal
Sentencing review 2013-2014; Criminal Law Journal
Sentencing scholarship in Australia; Current Issues in Criminal Justice
Sentencing Sexual Offenders in the UK and Australia; Sentencing and Society: International Perspectives
Sentencing the Violence Spouse; Symposium on Violence: It's Meaning and Management
Setting the boundaries of child sexual assault: consent and mistake as to age defences; Melbourne University Law Review
Sex Offence Sentencing
Sexual Offences - Abduction; Laws of Australia
Sexual Offences - Acts with Intent to Commit Sexual Acts
Sexual Offences - Acts with Intent to Commit Sexual Acts; Laws of Australia
Sexual Offences - Indecent Assault and Related Offences; Laws of Australia
Sexual Offences - Other Sexual Offences against Public Morality; Laws of Australia
Sexual Offences - Other Sexual Offences against Public Morality
Sexual Offences - Rape and Like Offences; Laws of Australia
Sexual Offences - Sexual Transmission of Disease; Laws of Australia
Sexual Offences against Young People: Final Report No 18
Sexual Offences Against Young People: Tasmania Law Reform Institute Final Issues Paper No 17
Sexual Offences Against Young People: Tasmania Law Reform Institute Final Report No 18
Sexual Offending: Victim, Gender and Sentencing Dilemmas; Issues in Australian Crime and Criminal Justice
Tasmanian Criminal Law: Text and Cases; University of Tasmania Law Press
Tasmanian Criminal Law: Text and Cases; University of Tasmania Law Press
Tasmanian Criminal Law: Text and Cases; University of Tasmania Law Press
Tasmanian Criminal Law: Text and Cases; University of Tasmania Law Press
The Australian national jury sex offence sentencing study; The Judicial Review: Selected Papers
The Criminal Process and Sentencing; Crime and Justice, An Australian Textbook in Criminology
The Criminal Process and Sentencing; Crime and Justice: A Guide to Criminology
The Establishment of a Drug Court Pilot in Tasmania
The Forfeiture Rule
The Forfeiture Rule
The Implications of Victim-oriented Developments in the Criminal Justice System for Female Victims; International Victimology: 8th International Symposium
The Institute Model of Law Reform; Australian Law Librarian
The jury experience: insights from the Tasmanian jury study; The Judicial Review: Selected Papers
The Punishment of Serious Crimes in Australia; The Punishment of Serious Crimes
The purposes of punishment: how do judges apply a legislative statement of sentencing purposes; Criminal Law Journal
The purposes of punishment: how do judges apply a legislative statement of sentencing purposes?; Criminal Law Journal
The Role of Guideline Judgments in the Law and Order Debate in Australia; Criminal Law Journal
Theft of Cultural Heritage: R v Hakimzadeh; Art, Antiquity, and Law
Theories of Sentencing: Punishment and the Deterrent Value of Sentencing; Sentencing from theory to practice, Australian National University and National Judicial
Using jurors to explore public attitudes to sentencing; British Journal of Criminology
Vendor Disclosure
Vendor Disclosure
Warnings in sexual offences cases relating to delay in complaint
What does the public think about sex offender registers? Findings from a national Australian study; Psychiatry, Psychology and Law
Why sentence? Comparing the views of jurors, judges and the legislature on the purposes of sentencing in Victoria, Australia; Criminology & Criminal Justice
Wong and Leung; Criminal Law Journal
You be the judge: no thanks!; Alternative Law Journal
Young People and Crime: Myth versus Reality; Young People and Crime: Breaking the Cycle

Research Projects

1999 Supplementary Funding; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
2000 Supplementary Grant; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
A study of the legal response to reported incidents of domestic violence; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
ACYS: Treatment of juveniles in the legal system; Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST)
An Evaluation of Suspended Sentences; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Children's testimony in sexual abuse cases: assessing statement credibility and the juridical imact of expert psychological testimony; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Control of the conduct of sexual assault trials in Tasmania: have the 1987 legislative reforms achieved their objective?; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Evaluation of the Introduction of Tasmanian Firearm Control Legislation; Criminology Research Council (CRC)
Gauging informed public opinion on sentencing sex offenders: a national study; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Internet Child Pornography: Exploration into Perceived Harms and Effectiveness of Demand Reduction Strategies; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Jury Sentencing Survey; Criminology Research Council (CRC)
Sentencing and Public Confidence; Public Perceptions and the Role of the Public in Sentencing Practice and Policy; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Sexual offences law reform research project; Justice Department (JD)
Supplementary Funding; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The Law of Easements in Tasmania; Law Foundation of Tasmania (LFT)
The legal response to adolescent violence.; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Using Jurors to Gauge Informed Public Opinion on Sentencing; Australasian Institute for Judicial Administration (AIJA)
Using jurors to gauge informed public opinion on sentencing.; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Firearms Legislation Review

Research Candidate Supervision

An evaluation of suspended sentences of imprisonment
Circumcision in Australia- Reforming the Law
Clinical legal education- its philosophy & aims; models - overseas & Australian; evaluations; funding; a proposal for Tasmania
Criminal justice system (dangerous offenders and life prisoners) - practice and theory
Criminal Law Practice and Procedure- Police Powers
Criminalisation of individuals suffering from mental illness
Exploring the Victim's Perspective of Sentences in Sex Offence Cases
How Court-connection and Lawyers' Perspectives Have Shaped Court-connected Mediation Practice in the Supreme Court of Tasmania
Improving the Experience and Utilisation of Australian Federal Disability Anti-discrimination Laws by Disabled People in the Field of Employment
Internet crime in particular pornography
Interventions in Perinatal Medicine- A Jurisdictional Analysis
Juvenile Conferencing and Restorative Justice in Tasmania
Politics of identification and 'the Body'
Residential Burglary and Repeat Burglary Victimisation in Tasmania
Sentencing of corporations for criminal offences
Sentencing- the role of sentencing information in public awareness to sentencing offenders
Sword or Feather? The Use and Utility of Suspended Sentences in Tasmania
The Age of Consent- Media, Public Discourse Frameworks and the Last Taboo
The Changing Role of the Modern Prosecutor- Has the Notion of the "Minister of Justice" Outlived its Use?
The effect of current Tasmanian legal procedures and evidentiary rules on the prosecution of cases of child abuse
The Evolving Role in Sentencing of the Australian Prosecutor in the 21st Century
The Impact of Introducing an Affirmative Model of Consent and Changes to the Defence of Mistake in Tasmanian Rape Trials
The Problem of Harm, its significance in the Criminal Law, and its role in Sentencing Law
The Relevance of Domestic Violence in Proceedings for Financial Relief under the Family Law Act 1975 (CTH)
Towards a National Child Protection Law for Australia
Trial law evidence
Women who kill their violent male partners