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Lifecycle of a hate crime: country report for Ireland

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dc.contributor.author Haynes, Amanda
dc.contributor.author Schweppe, Jennifer
dc.date.accessioned 2018-07-10T14:29:25Z
dc.date.available 2018-07-10T14:29:25Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.citation Amanda Haynes and Jennifer Schweppe, Lifecycle of a Hate Crime: Country Report for Ireland (ICCL 2017). en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/6950
dc.description n/a en_US
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this research was to understand and explore the Lifecycle of a Hate Crime in the Irish criminal justice process. The objectives of the research were to: -Detail the operational realities of hate crime legislation by gathering experiential accounts of the legislation ‘in action’ from legal professionals; - Document differences in both victims’ and offenders’ experiences of the criminal justice process according to the legislative and policy context; and - Identify shortfalls in the legislative responses to Article 4 of the Framework Decision on Racism and Xenophobia. To this end, the research partners were tasked with conducting a doctrinal analysis of relevant legislation; exploring policies pertaining to policing and prosecutorial functions in relation to hate crime; conducting a secondary analysis of statistics on the recording, prosecution and sentencing of hate crime; and conducting interviews with victims, previous offenders, judges, prosecutors, and defence practitioners. The research sought to illuminate the period between 2011 and 2016. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Irish Council for Civil Liberties en_US
dc.relation Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme of the European Union en_US
dc.rights 2017 Amanda Haynes and Jennifer Schweppe en_US
dc.subject hate crime en_US
dc.subject framework decision on combating certain forms and expressions of racism and xenophobia (2008/913/JHA) en_US
dc.title Lifecycle of a hate crime: country report for Ireland en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/report en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor ERC en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 2851640
dc.internal.rssid 2855673


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