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This is the image alt text Criminal Justice Responses to Maternal Filicide: Judging the Failed Mother by Emma Milne, published 2021 (Emerald Publishing Limited)

The Centre for Criminal Law and Criminal Justice (CCLCJ) and Gender and Law at Durham (GLAD) are delighted to host the launch of Dr Emma Milne’s (Durham Law School) book Criminal Justice Responses to Maternal Filicide: Judging the Failed Mother

The Centre for Criminal Law and Criminal Justice (CCLCJ) and Gender and Law at Durham (GLAD) are delighted to host the launch of Dr Emma Milne’s (Durham Law School) book Criminal Justice Responses to Maternal Filicide: Judging the Failed Mother.

Milne’s analysis of criminal cases reveals that women suspected of killing their newborn children are some of the most vulnerable in our society and that infanticide is not just a historical issue but one that has modern implications. While women are less likely to commit violent crime, maternal infant homicide is an enduring form of offending that needs to be understood in a wider social context.

Dr Emma Milne will present the key findings from the book, outlining the implications for criminal law, criminal justice, and academic research in the areas of infanticide and women’s offending. Short commentary on the book will be delivered by:


This event has been rescheduled. It will now be held 10 February 2022, 17.00 to 18.30 GMT.

The event will take place online. Please register here. Registration is available until the day itself.

Criminal Justice Responses to Maternal Filicide: Judging the Failed Mother is available to orderhere. Save 30% when you buy direct from Emerald Publishing. Quote EMERALD30 when you check out.

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