Constructing consent in the Australian Capital Territory

Journal article


Murphy, Brendon. (2020). Constructing consent in the Australian Capital Territory. Canberra Law Review. 17(1), pp. 23 - 42.
AuthorsMurphy, Brendon
Abstract

This article considers the way in which consent has been constructed and evolved in the criminal law in the context of sexual assault. The article compares and contrasts the test for consent across the Australian jurisdictions, with particular interest on consent in the ACT – the only jurisdiction in Australia with a negative consent model. The article examines the intersection of common law and legislation in that jurisdiction, and considers how consent came to be framed this way in that jurisdiction. It suggests that the ACT will likely adopt a two-part reform based on the law of New South Wales.

Year2020
JournalCanberra Law Review
Journal citation17 (1), pp. 23 - 42
PublisherUniversity of Canberra, School of Law
ISSN1320-6702
Web address (URL)https://www.canberra.edu.au/about-uc/faculties/busgovlaw/about-us/school-of-law/the-canberra-law-review/attachments/CLR2020i.pdf
Open accessOpen access
Page range23 - 42
Research GroupThomas More Law School
Publisher's version
Place of publicationAustralia
Permalink -

https://acuresearchbank.acu.edu.au/item/8901y/constructing-consent-in-the-australian-capital-territory

  • 17
    total views
  • 324
    total downloads
  • 3
    views this month
  • 32
    downloads this month
These values are for the period from 19th October 2020, when this repository was created.

Export as

Related outputs

Drug Offences
Murphy, Brendon. (2021). Drug Offences. In Criminal law perspectives : From principles to practice pp. 564-648 Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108868198
Against wellbeing : The problem of resources, metrics and care of the self
Murphy, Brendon. (2021). Against wellbeing : The problem of resources, metrics and care of the self. Alternative Law Journal. 46(2), pp. 108-114. https://doi.org/10.1177/1037969X211007580
Regulating undercover law enforcement : The Australian experience
Murphy, Brendon. (2021). Regulating undercover law enforcement : The Australian experience Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-33-6381-6
Corporate law and corporate psychopaths
Sheehy, Benedict, Boddy, Clive and Murphy, Brendon. (2020). Corporate law and corporate psychopaths. Psychiatry Psychology and Law. pp. 1-29. https://doi.org/10.1080/13218719.2020.1795000
Corporate law and corporate psychopaths
Benedict Sheehy, Clive Boddy and Brendon Murphy. (2020). Corporate law and corporate psychopaths. Psychiatry Psychology and Law. https://doi.org/10.1080/13218719.2020.1795000
Case and Comment: RE Broes [2020] VSC 128
Murphy, Brendon. (2020). Case and Comment: RE Broes [2020] VSC 128. Criminal Law Journal. 44(6), pp. 189-195.
Bail in the Time of COVID-19
Brendon Murphy and Tahlia Ferrari. (2020). Bail in the Time of COVID-19. Criminal Law Journal. 44(4), pp. 247-263.
Regulating undercover policing: Subjects, rights and governmentality
Murphy, Brendon. (2020). Regulating undercover policing: Subjects, rights and governmentality. Critical Criminology. 28, pp. 65 - 84. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10612-020-09504-6
Lawfare, standing and environmental discourse: A phronetic analysis
Murphy, Brendon and McGee, Jeff. (2018). Lawfare, standing and environmental discourse: A phronetic analysis. University of Tasmania Law Review. 37(2), pp. 131 - 168.
Soft law, responsibility and the biopolitics of front-of-pack food labels
Murphy, Brendon and Sanderson, Jay. (2017). Soft law, responsibility and the biopolitics of front-of-pack food labels. Griffith Law Review. 26(3), pp. 355 - 377. https://doi.org/10.1080/10383441.2017.1436371
Retaining and expanding breach of peace
Murphy, Brendon. (2017). Retaining and expanding breach of peace. Criminal Law Journal. 41(4), pp. 222 - 241.
Confessions to Mr Big: A new rule of evidence?
Murphy, Brendon and Anderson, John. (2016). Confessions to Mr Big: A new rule of evidence? International Journal of Evidence and Proof. 20(1), pp. 29 - 48. https://doi.org/10.1177/1365712715613485
Deceptive Apparatus: Foucauldian Perspectives on Law, Authorised Crime and the Rationalities of Undercover Investigation
Murphy, Brendon. (2016). Deceptive Apparatus: Foucauldian Perspectives on Law, Authorised Crime and the Rationalities of Undercover Investigation. Griffith Law Review. 25(2), pp. 223 - 244. https://doi.org/10.1080/10383441.2016.1194956
Phronetic legal inquiry : An effective design for law and society research?
Murphy, Brendon and McGee, Jeffrey. (2015). Phronetic legal inquiry : An effective design for law and society research? Griffith Law Review. 24(2), pp. 288-313. https://doi.org/10.1080/10383441.2015.1041631
Retrospective on Ridgeway : Governing principles of controlled operations
Murphy, Brendon. (2014). Retrospective on Ridgeway : Governing principles of controlled operations. Criminal Law Journal. 38(1), pp. 38-58.
After the serpent beguiled me : Entrapment and sentencing in Australia and Canada
Murphy, Brendon and Anderson, John. (2014). After the serpent beguiled me : Entrapment and sentencing in Australia and Canada. Queen's Law Journal. 39(2), pp. 621-654.
Case and comment : Police v McMillan [2010] NSWLC 9
Murphy, Brendon. (2011). Case and comment : Police v McMillan [2010] NSWLC 9. Criminal Law Journal. 35, pp. 46-50.
Pros and cons of the right to silence : A fundamental right or legal fiction?
Murphy, Brendon and Bronitt, Simon. (2009). Pros and cons of the right to silence : A fundamental right or legal fiction? Legaldate. 21(1), pp. 10-12. https://doi.org/10.3316/agispt.20091996
Human rights and right to die with dignity : Lessons from Europe on assisted suicide
Murphy, Brendon. (2009). Human rights and right to die with dignity : Lessons from Europe on assisted suicide. Criminal Law Journal. 33(6), pp. 341-356.
Motor accidents and blood samples in New South Wales
Murphy, Brendon. (2008). Motor accidents and blood samples in New South Wales. Journal of Law and Medicine. 15(4), pp. 644-653.
Case and comment : Rowe v Kemper [2008] QCA 175
Murphy, Brendon. (2008). Case and comment : Rowe v Kemper [2008] QCA 175. Criminal Law Journal. 32, pp. 384-389.
'Mates, Mr Big and the unwary' : Ongoing supply and its relationship to entrapment
Murphy, Brendon and Anderson, John. (2007). 'Mates, Mr Big and the unwary' : Ongoing supply and its relationship to entrapment. Current Issues in Criminal Justice. 19(1), pp. 5-33. https://doi.org/10.1080/10345329.2007.12036412