Reconceptualizing Security Strategies For Courts: Developing A Typology For Safer Court Environments

International Association for Court Administration
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International Journal of Court Administration, 2013, 5 (2), pp. 3 - 9
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There have been heightened concerns about security in courts in recent years, prompting a strong response that has largely been focused on perimeter security. This paper draws on recent research conducted in Australian on court users' safety needs, to propose a typology for designing safer courtroom environments that moves beyond the entry point to the court, and incorporates consideration of process and design elements.
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