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2009 Conference Report: Perspectives on Sex Offending - The Victim & The Offender

The ACJRD 12th Annual conference "Perspectives of Sex Offending – The Victim & the Offender" took place at the Castleknock Hotel & Country Club on October 16th 2009. Barry Andrews TD, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs launched the Conference report in the Law Society of Ireland Education Centre on Monday 15th February 2010.

We would like to extend our gratitude to Minister Andrews and to all the excellent Plenary Speakers and Workshop Coordinators whose valuable insight and knowledge helped to make our 12th Annual Conference a success.

The report includes the following plenary papers:

Opening Address
Barry Andrews T.D., Minister for Children & Youth Affairs

Investigation and Prosecution of Sexual Crimes – Scotland’s Reform Presenter: Derek Ogg QC, Assistant Principal Advocate Depute – The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service, Scotland

Keywords: Sex Offenders; Sexual crimes; Scotland; Criminal Justice.

Perspectives on Investigation, Conviction and Attrition in Rape Cases
Presenter: Professor Michele Burman, Co-Director: Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research (SCCJR) and Co-Convener of the International Centre for Gender and Women’s Studies, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Keywords: Rape; Criminal cases; Trials; Research; Scotland.

Formulating Policy on the Management of Sex Offenders
Presenter: Jimmy Martin, Assistant Secretary, Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform

Keywords: Policy; Sex offenders; Law reform; Criminal cases.

The Effectiveness of Psychological Intervention with Men Who Commit Sexual Offences
Presenter: Dr. Gary O’Reilly, Senior Lecturer, Doctoral Programme in Clinical Psychology, University College Dublin

Keywords: Mental health; Sexual offences; Recidivism; Sexual violence.