Journal article

A Crime of Consequence and a Failure of Legal Imagination

Peter Rush, Alison Young

The Australian Feminist Law Journal | Taylor & Francis (Routledge) | Published : 1997


In November 1996, the Model Criminal Code Officers Committee (MCCOC) published its Discussion Paper in which its proposed 'law of sexual offences against the person' was set out. 1 Written responses to the proposals were requested and nationwide consultation meetings were organised in association with the Office of the Status of Women. We attended the consultation meeting held in Melbourne in February 1997, and this essay is an amended version of our written submission to MCCOC.

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