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Legislation and child death review processes in Australia: Understanding our failure to prevent child death
journal contributionposted on 2023-05-17, 04:16 authored by Newton, R, Frederick, J, Wilson, E, Dibben, MR, Goddard, C
Few crimes evoke emotions stronger than those caused by the killing of a child. That an adult would deliberately cause the death of a child strikes many as inexplicable, especially in the case of filicide - killing one's own child. Yet homicide by family members is a common cause of death among children, especially if death due to neglect is included.
Publication titleUniversity of New South Wales Law Journal
PublisherUniversity of New South Wales, Faculty of Law
Place of publicationNSW
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