Crime is way down in one Flint, Michigan, neighborhood, where locals have teamed up to revamp neglected public spaces. Here, why 'busy streets' can prevent violence and save cities money.
George Pell's current committal hearing engages the principle of 'open justice' and some of its most important exceptions.
The powers exist but must be used with caution, explains a legal expert. They don't form a vigilante's charter.
Russia isn't the only suspect when it comes to the practice known as 'wetwork'.
Whenever gun control enters public debate, the high emotions and moralising tend to take over rational, evidence-based debate.
Research is the foundation for evidence-based policies. But because of funding prohibitions, there's little US research to inform the contentious debate around gun violence and gun control.
The prime minister conceded that the UK must continue to abide by European Court of Justice rulings, even after Brexit.
Stabbing deaths among young people are at an eight-year high – and the government is not doing anything effective to solve it.
More cats and dogs are being stolen than ever before – here's what you need to know.
There’s a much larger issue at play when people have an opportunity to do something about sexual violence but instead choose to remain silent.
Lotto scamming — a criminal enterprise largely targeting elderly Americans — is lucrative in western Jamaica, where it is thought to be behind 50 percent of all area murders last year.
Upholding victims' rights on parole decisions means respectfully enabling their active participation in decisions that affect their personal interests.
Speaking with: Professor David Field about unusual crimes that have changed the law.
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Sleepwalking murders and 'battered wife' syndrome are unique precedents set by extraordinary cases. David Field talks about unusual cases that have shaped Australian law.
Intimate partner homicides where there is no known history of violence are not uncommon.
Recent media reports of South Sudanese 'crime gangs' do nothing to offer young people what they most need: inclusion, acceptance and employment.
As the service becomes more professional and diverse, the less it can be influenced by boys' clubs.
The law can both make and break criminals.
As former partner of TOWIE star Ferne McCann is sentenced for throwing acid in a nightclub, a criminologist considers the real reasons such attacks are on the rise.
The charges against a Sydney man for allegedly acting as an 'economic agent' for North Korea are set against the background of recent tougher UN sanctions against the rogue nation.
Under recently announced Victoria Police changes, family violence will be investigated as major crime by specialised units.