Crime and justice issues

@inproceedings{Dodson2006CrimeAJ,
  title={Crime and justice issues},
  author={Mick Dodson and Boyd Hunter},
  year={2006}
}
The over-representation of Indigenous Australians in prison continues to be a serious problem, more than a decade after the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody (RCADC) were handed down (Baker 2001; Williams 2001). 1 For example, Baker (2001) finds that the over-representation stems initially from the higher rate of appearance at court by Indigenous Australians, but is amplified at the point of sentencing, with Indigenous offenders sentenced to imprisonment… CONTINUE READING