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"Out of the shadows: legislating for hate crime in Ireland" - preliminary findings
Haynes, Amanda; Schweppe, Jennifer; Carr, James; Carmody, Niamh; Enright, Shannen
n/a In October 2014 the Irish Council for Civil Liberties, in association with the NGO Working Party on Hate Crime, commissioned the Hate and Hostility Research Group at the University of Limerick to investigate the case for the introduction of hate crime legislation in Ireland. This Report represents the preliminary findings of this research. It addresses the treatment of the hate element of crimes under existing law, the suitability of various options for legislative reform to the Irish criminal justice system and presents proposals for legislative reform.
Keyword(s): hate studies; hate crime; legislation; hostility; marginalisation; victims; victimolology; policing
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Type: Report
Peer-Reviewed: Unknown
Language(s): English
Institution: University of Limerick
First Indexed: 2015-11-28 05:25:17 Last Updated: 2015-11-28 05:25:17