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19 S. Cross U. L. Rev. 3 (2018)
An Intersectional Critique of Protections for Indigenous Rape Victims in Court

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              OF PROTECTIONS FOR

Satomi Hamon, Patricia Easteal and Trevor Ryant

        For  any rape victim witness, cross-examination can be a
        traumatic and difficult process. For Indzgenous women, this
        experience may be exacerbated ly cultural and communication
        clashes that are a consequence of the interaction of gender and
        racial differences. In this article, we identy some obstacles
        for Indzgenous sexual assault victim witnesses and investzgate
        whether lay reform intended to better-protect vulnerable victim
        witnesses has addressed the specfc needs and culturalpractices
        of Indzgenous women.

                          Key   Words
        Indigenous rape victim witnesses; Aborginal rape victim
        witnesses; Intersectionalty and lay; Intersectionals0 and
        vulnerable witness protection measures.

Satomi Hamon   recently graduated with an LLB (Honours) from the
University of Canberra.
Patricia Easteal AM, PhD is an Emeritus Professor, School of Law andJustice,
University of Canberra.
Trevor Ryan PhD is an Associate Professor, School of Law andJustice,
University of Canberra.

Volume 19 - 2018


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