|Author||Australian Law Reform Commission|
|Source/Publisher||Australian Law Reform Commission|
|Subjects||Corrections, Courts and sentencing, Crime prevention, Criminal justice system, Deaths in custody, Education, Government policy, Health, Juvenile justice, Legal services, Social conditions|
While this is an older report it remains a key reference point. It identifies numerous risk factors for Indigenous youth and their contact with the legal system in all forms. Of relevance for Indigenous justice is that youth are over represented in care and protection matters and over represented in contact with the legal system in all forms. There is a need to understand the difference in culture and the way young people are managed through all aspects of the legal system. The statistics are old but the key issues and lessons are still relevant (See Part C).
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