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An Introduction to People with Intellectual Disability & their Association with the Law

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In the context of the criminal justice system, people with intellectual disability lead a vulnerable life: a life of risk that they become a victim, witness, suspect or offender. In this article Peter Hutten outlines the vulnerabilities faced by people with intellectual disability when they come into contact with criminal justice system. Hutten calls for a different response based on advocacy and case management. Keyword: Legal

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Author
Hutten P
Source
Interaction V.13, No. 2
Publisher
NCID
Publication Date
22 May 2005
Category
Parents
Keywords
Legal
Origin
Australia

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