Mark Walters

Hate Crime and Restorative Justice: Exploring Causes, Repairing Harms

Hate Crime and Restorative Justice: Exploring Causes, Repairing Harms

Introduction In 1998 the UK Government changed the law so that offenders of racially aggravated assault, harassment and criminal damage would receive an enhanced penalty for their crimes. Since then, various Acts of Parliament have been introduced that enhance the punishment for an array of different types of hate crime – including offences where the…

It’s Time For the Right Change: Legislating Against the Use of Conversion Therapy

It’s Time For the Right Change: Legislating Against the Use of Conversion Therapy

Author: Ali Khan, edited by Mark Walters The Counsellors and Psychotherapists (Regulation) Bill 2013-14 aims to introduce a Code of ethics for registered counsellors, therapists and psychotherapists which if passed will include a prohibition on gay to straight conversion therapy. Conversion therapy (CT), aka ‘Reparative Therapy’ is a process whereby “psychotherapists” attempt to change someone’s…

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