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New legal resource for people with intellectual disability

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A new online resource has been launched in Victoria to assist people with cognitive impairment and intellectual disabilities receive fairer treatment in the criminal justice system.

Created by the Centre for Innovative Justice (CIJ) Supportingjustice.net provides practical resources for lawyers, judicial officers and court professionals to better respond to people with autism spectrum disorder, cognitive impairment, intellectual disability and dual disability. It also connects support workers, people with disability and their carers with resources to help with seeking legal advice, preparing for court and getting support while at court.

To read the full article, please visit the Freedom 2 Live website.



Source:
Kymberly Martin, 2020, Freedom2Live (https://www.freedom2live.com.au)

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