Pathways to Justice – An Inquiry into the Incarceration Rate of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples (Summary Report) ALRC Report 133


This is the summary of the final report produced into the over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres St Islander people in prison in Australia. The Law Reform Commission developed recommendations for reforms, principally of criminal law and legal frameworks, to reduce this disproportionate incarceration. The summary outlines the context of over-representation, the case for reform, an overview of the categories of the legal system the full report investigated, and the recommendations.

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