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Responding to the problem of recidivist drink drivers

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Bradfield, R and Henning, T, Responding to the problem of recidivist drink drivers, Tasmania Law Reform Institute, Final Report No. 24 (April), Tasmanian Attorney-General's Department (2018) [Contract Report]


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Abstract

In September 2013, the Tasmanian Institute of Law Enforcement Studies (TILES) and the University of Tasmaniaís Faculty of Law organised an international workshop intended to map pathways in addressing the issue of recidivist drink drivers. One of the main issues identified by key stakeholders was the poor fit of some criminal justice responses to instances of repeat drink driving. As a consequence of the issues arising from the workshop, the TLRI obtained funding from the Solicitorís Guarantee Fund to examine non-traditional responses to repeat drink driving. The TLRI and TILES also obtained a grant from the Motor Accident Insurance Board (MAIB) Injury Prevention and Management Foundation to construct a profile of recidivist drink driving offenders in Tasmania through an examination of records held by the Magistrates Court, Community Corrections and Tasmania Police.

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Item Type:Contract Report
Keywords:drink driving, therapeutic jurisprudence, problem solving courts, sentencing
Research Division:Law and Legal Studies
Research Group:Law
Research Field:Criminal Law and Procedure
Objective Division:Law, Politics and Community Services
Objective Group:Justice and the Law
Objective Field:Law Reform
UTAS Author:Bradfield, R (Dr Rebecca Bradfield)
UTAS Author:Henning, T (Associate Professor Terese Henning)
ID Code:126885
Year Published:2018
Deposited By:Law
Deposited On:2018-07-01
Last Modified:2019-07-18
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