The need for a higher custody threshold for indigenous offenders in Victoria

Edney, Richard 2004, The need for a higher custody threshold for indigenous offenders in Victoria, Indigenous Law Bulletin, vol. 6, no. 6, pp. 17-19.

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Title The need for a higher custody threshold for indigenous offenders in Victoria
Author(s) Edney, Richard
Journal name Indigenous Law Bulletin
Volume number 6
Issue number 6
Start page 17
End page 19
Publisher University of New South Wales
Place of publication Sydney, N. S. W.
Publication date 2004-10
ISSN 1328-5475
Keyword(s) Aborigines
criminal justice
sentencing
social policy
Summary Over-representation of indigenous persons in the criminal justice system has changed little since the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody (RCIADIC) - claim by the Victorian Department of Justice that a key recommendation of RCIADIC had been implemented, namely that imprisonment should be a sentence of last resort for indigenous offenders - how to ensure that imprisonment is a sanction of last resort when indigenous prisoners present for sentence.
Language eng
Field of Research 180110 Criminal Law and Procedure
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30002690

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Law
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