Bliss, L ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9605-1798 (2019) The Protection from Harassment Act 1997: Failures by the Criminal Justice System in a Social Media Age. The Journal of Criminal Law, 83 (3). 217 - 228.

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<jats:p> This article will critically examine how the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 is currently being used to tackle online abuse. The use of the Internet to abuse another is on the increase, with the police receiving increasing reports concerning abuse conducted online. This article will examine the failures by the criminal justice system to adequately apply the Protection from Harassment Act in a technology-based world. It will be put forward that changes are needed within the criminal justice system in order to better protect victims of cyber harassment and cyberstalking. </jats:p>

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: The final version of this accepted manuscript can be found online with all relevant information on the publisher website at; https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0022018319829262
Subjects: J Political Science > J General legislative and executive papers
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JS Local government Municipal government
K Law > K Law (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Law
Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 13 Apr 2021 15:31
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2021 15:31
URI: https://eprints.keele.ac.uk/id/eprint/9334

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