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Books

Cossins A, 2015, Female Criminality Infanticide, Moral Panics and The Female Body, 4, Palgrave Macmillan, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0964663916647530a

Cossins AI, 2013, The Baby Farmers, ISBN 978 1 74331 401 2, Allen & Unwin, Sydney

Cossins AI, 2003, Remedies in Context: Commentary and Materials, Original, LexisNexis Butterworths, Sydney

Cossins AI, 2000, Masculinities, sexualities and child sexual abuse, ISBN 90 411 1355 X, Kluwer Law International, The Hague, London, Boston

Cossins AI, 1997, Annotated Freedom of Information Act New South Wales: History and Analysis, Original, Law Book Company Information Services, Sydney

Cossins AI; Harrison K, 1993, Documents, Dossiers and the Inside Dope: A Practical Guide to Freedom of Information Law, Allen & Unwin, Sydney

Book Chapters

Cossins A, 2020, 'Feminist criminology in a time of ‘digital feminism’: Can the #MeToo Movement create fundamental cultural change?', in Walklate S; Fitzgibbon K; Maher J; McCulloch J (ed.), Emerald Handbook in Criminology, Feminism and Social Change, Emerald Publishing, Bingley UK, pp. 69 - 94

Cossins A, 2018, 'Moral regulation and media representations of the female body', in Rafter N; Brown M (ed.), The Oxford Encyclopedia of Crime, Media, and Popular Culture (Volume 2), Oxford University Press, New York, pp. 558 - 576

Cossins A; Goodman-Delahunty J, 2017, 'The Application of the Uniform Evidence Act in Child Sexual Assault Trials', in Roberts A; Gans J (ed.), Critical Perspectives on Uniform Evidence Law, Federation Press, Sydney, pp. 104 - 124

Cossins AI, 2016, 'The Sociology of Sex Offending: The Offender, Culture and Context', in Boer D (ed.), The Wiley Handbook on the Theories, Assessment and Treatment of Sexual Offending, edn. Original, Wiley-Blackwell, New York, pp. 267 - 288, http://books.google.com.au/books/about/Theories_of_sexual_offending.html?id=AGIPyIOhjrYC&redir_esc=y

Cossins A, 2014, 'Phillips v R [2006] HCA 4', in Douglas H; Bartlett F; Luker T; Hunter R (ed.), Australian Feminist Judgments: Righting and Rewriting Law, Hart Publishing, Oxford, pp. 295 - 305

Cossins AI, 2012, 'Cross-Examining the Child Complainant: Rights, Innovations and Unfounded Fears in the Australian Context', in Spencer J; Lamb M (ed.), Children and Cross-examination: Time to Change the Rules?, edn. Original, Hart Publishing, UK, http://www.wildy.com/isbn/9781849463072/children-and-cross-examination-time-to-change-the-rules-

Cossins AI, 2009, 'Restorative Justice and Child Sex Offences: The Theory and the Practice', in Hoyle C (ed.), Restorative Justice: Critical Concepts in Criminology, Routledge, Abingdon, pp. 359 - 378

Cossins AI, 2007, 'Men, Masculinity & Child Sexual Abuse: A sex and gender question', in Kiter Edwards M; O'Toole L; Schiffman J (ed.), Gender Vioence: Interdiscilinary Perspectives, edn. 2nd, New York University Press, New York, pp. 333 - 341

Cossins AI, 1999, 'Recovered Memories of Child Sexual Abuse: The Science and the Ideology', in Breckenridge J; Laing L (ed.), Perspectives on Violence against Women, Allen & Unwin, Sydney

Cossins AI, 1998, 'Tipping the scales in her favour: The need to protect counselling records in sexual assult trials', in Easteal P (ed.), Balancing the Scales: Rape, Law Reform and Australian Culture, edn. Original, Federation Press, Sydney, pp. 94 - 106

Cossins AI, 1996, 'Open Government and Freedom of Information', in Douglas R; Jones M (ed.), Administrative Law: Cases and Materials, Federation Press, Sydney, pp. 55 - 85

Cossins AI, 1994, 'Using the Freedom of Information Act (Cth)', in Lawyers’ Practice Manual (NSW), Law Book Company Ltd, Sydney, pp. 1302/1 - 1302/43

Cossins AI, 1993, 'The Public Interest in Freedom of Information', in Douglas R; Jones M (ed.), Administrative Law: Cases and Materials, Federation Press, Sydney, pp. 151 - 161

Journal articles

Cossins A, 2019, 'Why her behaviour is still on trial: The absence of context in the modernisation of the substantive law on consent', The University of New South Wales law journal, vol. 42, pp. 462 - 499, http://www.unswlawjournal.unsw.edu.au/article/why-her-behaviour-is-still-on-trial-the-absence-of-context-in-the-modernisation-of-the-substantive-law-on-consent/

Cossins A; Plummer M, 2018, 'Masculinity and Sexual Abuse', Men and Masculinities, vol. 21, pp. 163 - 188, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1097184x16652655

Plummer M; Cossins A, 2018, 'The Cycle of Abuse: When Victims Become Offenders', Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, vol. 19, pp. 286 - 304, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1524838016659487

Cossins A, 2018, 'The future of joint trials of sex offences after Hughes: resolving judicial fears and jurisdictional tensions with evidence-based decision-making', Melbourne University Law Review, vol. 41, pp. 1121 - 1159, http://www5.austlii.edu.au/au/journals/MelbULawRw/2018/5.html

Goodman-Delahunty J; Martschuk N; Cossins A, 2017, 'Validation of the Child Sexual Abuse Knowledge Questionnaire', Psychology, Crime and Law, vol. 23, pp. 391 - 412, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1068316X.2016.1258469

Goodman-Delahunty J; Martschuk N; Cossins A, 2017, 'What Australian Jurors Know and Do Not Know about Evidence of Child Sexual Abuse', CRIMINAL LAW JOURNAL, vol. 41, pp. 86 - 103, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000399695500003&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Goodman-Delahunty J; Martschuk N; Cossins AI, 2016, 'Programmatic Pretest-posttest Research to Reduce Jury Bias in Child Sexual Abuse Cases', Onati Socio-Legal Series, vol. 6, pp. 283 - 314, http://ssrn.com/abstract=2786072

Cossins AI; Jayakody A; Norrie C, 2016, 'The Role of Photographic and Video Documentation in the Investigation and Prosecution of Child Sexual Assault', Journal of Law and Medicine, vol. 23, pp. 925 - 937

Cossins AI, 2014, 'The Legacy of the Makin case 120 Years on: Legal Fictions, Circular Reasoning and Some Solutions', The Sydney Law Review, pp. 731 - 760

Cossins AI, 2013, 'Expert Witness Evidence in Sexual Assault Trials - Questions, Answers and Law Reform in Australia and England', International Journal of Evidence and Proof, vol. 17, pp. 74 - 113, http://dx.doi.org/10.1350/ijep.2013.17.1.419

Cossins AI; Goodman-Delahunty J, 2013, 'Misconceptions or expert evidence in child sexual assault trials: Enhancing justice and jurors’ “common sense”', Journal of Judicial Administration, vol. 22, pp. 171 - 190, http://www.thomsonreuters.com.au/journal-of-judicial-administration-online/productdetail/97179

Cossins AI; Goodman-delahunty ; O'Brien K, 2011, 'A Comparison of Expert Evidence and Judicial Directions to Counter Misconceptions in Child Sexual Abuse Trials', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 44, pp. 196 - 217, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0004865811405140

Cossins AI, 2011, 'The Behaviour of Persistent Sex Offenders: Implications for the Prosecution of Child Sex Offences in Joint Trials', Melbourne University Law Review, vol. 35, pp. 821 - 864

Goodman-Delahunty J; Cossins AI; O''brien K, 2010, 'Enhancing the Credibility of Complainants in Child Sexual Assault Trials: The Effect of Expert Evidence and Judicial Directions', Behavioral Sciences and the Law, vol. 28, pp. 769 - 783, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bsl.936/abstract

Cossins AI, 2010, 'Time Out for Longman: Myths, Science and the Common Law', Melbourne University Law Review, vol. 34, pp. 69 - 105, http://mulr.law.unimelb.edu.au/go/34_1_3_Cossins

Cossins AI, 2009, 'Cross-examination in child sexual assault trials: evidentiary sfaeguard or an opportunity to confuse?', Melbourne University Law Review, vol. 33, pp. 68 - 104

Cossins AI; Goodman-Delahunty J; O'brien , 2009, 'Uncertainty and misconceptions about child sexual abuse: implications for the criminal justice system', Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, vol. 16, pp. 435 - 452, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13218710902930234

Cossins AI, 2008, 'Children, sexual abuse and suggestibility: What laypeople think they know and what the literature tells us', Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, vol. 15, pp. 153 - 170

Cossins AI, 2008, 'Restorative justice and child sex offences: the theory & the practice', British Journal of Criminology, vol. 48, pp. 359 - 378, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/bjc/azn013

Cossins AI, 2006, 'Prosecuting Child Sexual Assault Cases: Are Vulnerable Witness Protections Enough', Current Issues in Criminal Justice, vol. 18, pp. 299 - 317

Cossins AI, 2006, 'Prosecuting Child Sexual Assault Cases: To Specialise or Not, That is the Question', Current Issues in Criminal Justice, vol. 18, pp. 318 - 342

Cossins AI, 2004, 'Is There a Case for the Legal Representation of Children in Sexual Assault Trials?', Current Issues in Criminal Justice, vol. 16, pp. 160 - 182

Cossins AI, 2003, 'Saints, Sluts and Sexual Assault: Rethinking the Relationship Between Sex, Race and Gender', Social and Legal Studies, vol. 12, pp. 77 - 103

Cossins AI, 2002, 'The Hearsay Rule and Delayed Complaints of Child Sexual Abuse: The Law and the Evidence', Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, vol. 9, pp. 163 - 176

Cossins AI, 2001, 'Complaints of Child Sexual Abuse: Too Easy to Make or Too Difficult to Prove', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, pp. 149 - 168

Kriesler PR; Mcnaughton AM; Cossins AI, 2001, 'Introduction to Special Issues: Mandatory Sentencing, Rights and Wrongs', Australian Journal of Human Rights, vol. 7, pp. 1 - 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1323238X.2001.11911049

Cossins AI; Corpuz-Brock J, 1999, 'A Reply to the NSW Royal Commission Inquiry into Peadophilia: Victim Report Studies and Child Sex Offender Profiles - A Bad Match?', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, pp. 42 - 60

Cossins AI, 1999, 'Defying Reality: Child Sexual Assault and The Delay in Complaint Rule', Current Issues in Criminal Justice, vol. 11, pp. 17 - 34

Cossins AI, 1997, 'Recovered Memories of Child Sexual Abuse - Fact or Fantasy?', Judicial Review Journal of Judicial Commission of New South Wales, pp. 163 - 199

Cossins AI; Pilkinton R, 1996, 'Balancing the scales: the case of inadmissibility of counselling records in sexual assualt trials', University of New South Wales Law Journal, vol. 19, pp. 222 - 267

Cossins AI, 1996, 'Contempt or Confidentiality: Counselling Records, Relevance and Sexual Assault Trials', Alternative Law Journal, vol. 21, pp. 220 - 226


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