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This article presents findings from in-depth, semi-structured interviews with young offenders and Victim Liaison Officers, and observations of youth offender panels. It focuses upon the attitudes of young offenders towards victims and their reactions to the prospect of meeting the victim of their...
Adolescent embrace of electronic communication with peers often involves sharing indecent images of each other, sometimes with abusive consequences. How should the criminal justice system respond? Use of conventional child pornography legislation can be inappropriately heavy-handed and draconian....
Rapid increases in rates of youth custody until quite recently, and breaches of human rights inside institutions for young offenders in England and Wales, have been a repeated source of criticism among youth justice commentators. However, this article focuses on the issue of resettlement to argue...