Schwartz, Melanie

Justice reinvestment is an emerging approach to addressing expanding prison populations. The merits of the justice reinvestment approach adopted in the United States and the United Kingdom to divert funding […]

Indigenous people have a high level of complex legal needs, though little research has been conducted in to their civil and family law requirements. Decreasing funding to Aboriginal and Torres […]

Publishers: Indigenous Law Centre

The issue of appropriate legal and social supports is critical to the question of Indigenous overrepresentation in the criminal justice system. This article discusses this relationship, arguing that the overwhelming […]

This research brief examines the concept of Justice Reinvestment as it was developed and is currently understood in Australia, the United States of America, the United Kingdom and New Zealand. […]

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Publishers: James Cook University

This report presents key findings and recommendations from research conducted in 2011-2014 by the Indigenous Legal Needs Project (ILNP) in Queensland, Australia. The ILNP aims broadly, and on a national […]

Publishers: James Cook University

This report presents key findings and recommendations based upon research conducted in 2011 by the Indigenous Legal Needs Project (ILNP) in the Northern Territory (NT). he ILNP aims broadly and […]

Publishers: James Cook University

This report identifies the most pressing legal needs of Indigenous Victorians, which involve housing, discrimination and debt. The report presents key findings and recommendations of research conducted in 2012- 2013 […]

Publishers: James Cook University

This reports presents key findings and recommendations of research conducted in 2012-2014 by the Indigenous Legal Needs Project (ILNP) in Western Australia. The ILNP aims broadly and on a national […]

Publishers: James Cook University

This is a Pilot Project Report on research to provide a greater understanding of the civil and family law needs of Aboriginal people in New South Wales to improve access […]

Figures for 1999 New South Wales Local Court appearances show that Aboriginal defendants are more likely to be refused bail or have heavier conditions placed upon bail where it is […]