Here's how we can repurpose places that have witnessed unspeakable crimes.
On screen violence against women is increasingly detailed, intimate and frighteningly authentic – but there's often just no need.
While potentially helpful in resolving extraordinary cases, an over-reliance on CCTV images to tell 'the truth' risks perpetuating certain myths regarding violence against women.
The downfall – and tactics – of investigative reporter Mazher Mahmood are not typical of British journalism.
Cases of homicide by falling are rare. But the Gable Tostee case is not the first instance of a fall from a building causing death being linked to criminal conduct.
Changes that would widen the gulf between Australian practice and international standards should be avoided at all costs.
The hyperbole about the Adler shotgun simply does not match with the facts. This is symptomatic of the generally poor quality of debate around firearm policy in Australia.
Like many other advancements in communication technology, social media has a good, a bad and an ugly side when it comes to its relationship with crime, criminal justice and the law.
Criminal justice experts suggest one way to change the system to eliminate racial bias.
A domestic violence disclosure scheme does not in itself assist people to achieve safety from an abusive partnership.
From serial killers to attacks on prostitutes and soldiers, not everyone back in Britain during the war was heroic.
A US report has cast doubt on a range of techniques commonly used to secure criminal convictions, such as identification using bite marks, hair strands or footwear.
States do not record the structural violence of racism as part of crime statistics. But this invisible violence has driven some people to self-harm. It has also masked forms of suicide.
Killer Christopher Halliwell almost escaped trial after a police officer bent the rules to find one of his victims.
Two criminologists wanted to learn the tricks of the trade so they went to the source, interviewing over 70 pimps.
The death of Polish resident Arkadiusz Jóźwik has raised tensions in Harlow.
A review of Sydney's lockout laws found the objective of reducing alcohol- and drug-related assaults and anti-social behaviour remain valid, and the measures introduced are achieving this.
Reducing stubbornly high levels of violence can be achieved if there is a focus on ensuring that children are not exposed to violence or toxic stress at home.
What will Queensland's new laws to combat the bikie 'menace' actually achieve?
The system of apartheid is long gone. But its legacy of poor funding for historically black universities - and of planning that banished black universities to cities' margins - remains.