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Justice Environments Newsletter

  • December 2011
  • December 2010
  • April 2010
  • July 2008
  • March 2008
  • October 2007

Fortress or Sanctuary? Enhancing court safety by managing people, places and processes

Gateways to Justice: Improving Video-mediated Communications for Justice Participants

  • May 2010
  • November 2009 

Juries and Interactive Visual Evidence Project (JIVE) Newsletter

  • February 2008
  • June 2006


Carney, T., Tait, D., Perry, J., Vernon, A. and Beaupert, F. 2011, Australian Mental Health Tribunals: space for fairness, freedom, protection and treatment? Sydney: Federation Press.

Goodman-Delahunty, J., Brewer, N., Clough, J., Horan, J., Ogloff, J., Tait, D. & Pratley J. 2008, 'Practices, Policies and Procedures that Influence Juror Satisfaction in Australia: Report to the Criminology Research Council, July 2007', Research and Public Policy Series No. 87, Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology.

Carney, T., Tait, D., Touyz, S., Ingvarson, M., Saunders, D. & Wakefield, A. 2006, Managing Anorexia Nervosa: Clinical, Legal and Social Perspectives on Involuntary Treatment, New York: Nova Science.

Carney, T. & Tait, D. 1997, The Adult Guardianship Experiment: Tribunals and Popular Justice, Sydney: Federation Press.

Collins, J., Gibson K., Alcorso, C., Castles S., & Tait, D. 1995, A Shopful of Dreams: Ethnic Small Business and Restructuring in Australia, Sydney: Pluto Press. 

Tait, D. (ed.) 1988, Family Wellbeing: Proceedings of a Workshop, 3 June 1987, Melbourne: Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Horvath, R. & Tait, D. 1985, Sydney: a Social Atlas, Canberra: Division of National Mapping, Institute of Australian Geographers and Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Book chapters

Goodman-Delahunty, J., Rossner, M., Tait, D. 2011. Simulation and dissimulation in jury research: Credibility in a live mock trial. In Bartels and Richards 2011, Qualitative Criminology: Stories from the field. Hawkins Press, Sydney.

Rossner, M., 2011. Reintegrative Ritual: Restorative Justice and Micro-Sociology in Emotions, Crime and Justice, Ian Loader, Susanne Karstedt, Heather Strang, UK pp 169-192.

Carney, T., Ingvarson, M. & Tait, D. 2008, 'Constructing Control Over Anorexia Nervosa', in Bennett, B., Carney, T. & Karpin, I. (eds), The Brave New World of Health, Sydney: Federation Press, pp.182-94.

Tait, D., Goodman-Delahunty, J. 2006, Lay participation in legal decision making in Australia and New Zealand: Jury trials and administrative tribunals in Understanding World Juries through Psychological research, M. Kaplan & Ana M. Martin Rogriguez, New York, pp47-70.

Carney, T., Ingvarson, M. & Tait, D. 2006, 'Experiences of 'Control' in Anorexia Nervosa Treatment: Delayed Coercion, Shadow of Law, or Disseminated Power and Control?', in Swain, P. (ed.), Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa: New Research, New York: Nova Science, pp. 41-61.

Chapman, B., Freiberg, A., Quiggin, J. & Tait, D 2006, 'Criminal Reparations: Using the Tax System to Collect Fines', in B. Chapman (ed.), Government Managing Risk: Income Contingent Loans for Social and Economic Progress, New York: Routledge, pp. 221-47.

Tait, D, 2005, Les rituels justes? Une comparaison entre une 'conférence réparatrice' juvénile en Australie et une audience d'une juge des enfants en France in Delinquance des jeunes et justice des mineurs, N. Queloz et al, Berne, pp. 651-660.

Tait, D. 2002, 'Sentencing as Performance: Restoring Drama to the Courtroom' in Tata, C. & Hutton, N. (eds), Sentencing and Society: International Perspectives, Burlington, VT: Ashgate, pp. 469-82.

Journal articles

Tait, D. 2011, Deliberating about terrorism: Prejudice and jury verdicts in a mock terrorism trial, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 44:3, 387-403.

Tait, D. & Rossner, M., 2011, Contested Emotions: Adversarial Rituals in Non-Adversarial Justice Procedures, Monash Law Review, 37:1, 241-258.

Tait, D. 2011. Glass Cages in the Dock?: Presenting the Defendant to the Jury. Chicago-Kent Law Review, 86:2: 467-495.

Rossner, M. 2011. Emotions and interactive ritual: A micro analysis of restorative justice, British Journal of Criminology, vol 51, no1, pp 95-119.

Carney, T. & Tait, D. 2011, 'Mental Health Tribunals - Rights, Protection, or Treatment? Lessons from the ARC Linkage Grant Study?', Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 18:1, 13-159.

Tait, D. 2009, 'Democratic Spaces in a Citadel of Authority', Architecture Australia 98(5): 45-6.

Mow, K.E. & Tait, D. 2008, 'Research Capacity Building: Does History Really Matter?', International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 2(5): 215-22.

Tait, D., Beaupert, F., Carney, T., Topp, V. 2008, Property management orders in the mental health context: protection or empowerment, UNSW Law Journal, vol 31(3): 795-824.

Rossner, M. 2008, Healing Victims and Offenders and Reducing Crime: A Critical Assessment of Restorative Justice Practice and Theory, Sociology Compass, vol 2 no. 6, pp 1734-1749.

Carney, T., Beaupert, F., Perry, J. & Tait, D. 2008, 'Advocacy and Participation in Mental Health Cases: Realisable Rights or Pipe Dream?', Law in Context, 26(2): 125-47.

Carney, T., Tait, D. & Beaupert, F. 2008, 'Pushing the Boundaries: Realising Rights through Mental Health Tribunal Processes?', Sydney Law Review, 30(2): 329-56.

Carney, T., Tait, D., Richardson, A. & Touyz, S. 2008, 'Why (and When) Clinicians Compel Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa Patients', European Eating Disorders Review, 16(3): 199-206.

Carney, T., Tait, D., Chappell, D. & Beaupert, F. 2007, 'Mental Health Tribunals: "TJ" Implications of Weighing Fairness, Freedom, Protection and Treatment', Journal of Judicial Administration, 17:(1), 46-59. 

Tait, D., Horan, J., 2007, 'Do juries adequately represent the community? A case study of civil juries in Victoria', Journal of Judicial Administration, vol 16(3): 179-199.

Tait, D. 2007, 'Rethinking the Role of the Image in Justice: Visual Evidence and Science in the Trial Process', Law, Probability and Risk, 6(1-4): 311-18.

Carney, T., Tait, D., & Touyz, S. 2007, 'Coercion is Coercion?: Reflections on Clinical Trends in Use of Compulsion in Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa Patients', Australasian Psychiatry, 15(5): 390-5.

Goodman-Delahunty, J. Tait, D. 2006. Lay participation in Legal Decision-Making in Australia and New Zealand: Jury Trials and Administrative Tribunals, in Kaplan, M. And Martin, A. (ed.), Understanding World Jury Systems through Social Psychological Research. Psychology Press, pp.47-70.

Carney, T., Wakefield, A., Tait, D. & Touyz, S. 2006, 'Reflections on Coercion in the Treatment of Severe Anorexia Nervosa', Israel Journal of Psychiatry and Related Sciences, 43(3): 159-65.

Goodman-Delahunty, J & Tait, D. 2006, 'DNA and the Changing Face of Justice', Australian Journal of Forensic Science, 38(2): 97-106.

Tait, D. 2005 Les rituels justes? Compariaison entre une 'conference reparatrice' en Australie et une audience d'une judge des enfants en France in Delinquance des jeunes et justice des mineurs, N. Queloz et al, Berne, pp 651-660

Carney, T., Tait, D., Wakefield, A., Ingvarson, M. & Touyz, S. 2005, 'Coercion in the Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa: Clinical, Demographic and Legal Implications', Medicine and Law, 24(i): 21-40.

Carney, T., Saunders, D., Tait, D., Touyz, S. & Ingvarson, M. 2004, 'Therapeutic Pathways in Treatment of Severe Anorexia Nervosa?', Contemporary Issues in Law – Special Issue: Therapeutic Jurisprudence, 7(1): 100-18.

Chapman, B., Freiberg, A., Quiggan J. & Tait, D. 2004, 'Using the Tax System to Collect Fines', Australian Journal of Public Administration, 63(3): 20-32.

Carney, T., Tait, D., Saunders, D., Touyz, S. & Beumont, P. 2003, 'Institutional Options in Management of Coercion in Anorexia Treatment: The Antipodean Experiment', International Journal Law and Psychiatry, 26(vi): 647-75.

Carney, T., Saunders, D., Tait, D., Touyz, S., Wakefield, A. & Beumont, P. 2003, 'Therapeutic Jurisprudence and Anorexia: A Synergy?' Law in Context – Special Issue: Therapeutic Jurisprudence, 20(2): 54-73.

Tait, D. 2003, 'The Ritual Environment of the Mental Health Tribunal Hearing: Inquiries and Reflections', Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 10(1): 91-6.

Tait, D. 2001, 'Pardons in Perspective: the Role of Forgiveness in Criminal Justice', Federal Sentencing Reporter, 13(3-4): 134-8.

Tait, D. 2001, 'Popular Sovereignty and the Justice Process: toward a comparative methodology for observing courtroom rituals', Contemporary Justice Review, 4(2): 201-218.

Schwartz, M., DeKeseredy, W., Tait, D. & Alvi, S. 2001, 'Male Peer Support and a Feminist Routine Activities Theory: Understanding Sexual Assault on the College Campus', Justice Quarterly 18(3): 623-49. 

Tait, D. & De Young, R. 2000, 'Displaying the Law: a Cross-disciplinary Learning Experiment Using the Internet and Multimedia Technology', International Review of Law, Computers & Technology, 14(2): 191-204.