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Aborigines and the administration of justice : a critical analysis of the application of the criminal law to Aborigines

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Aborigines and the administration of justice : a critical analysis of the application of the criminal law to Aborigines
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Aborigines and the administration of justice
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a critical analysis of the application of the criminal law to Aborigines
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Based on fieldwork, 1965, 1966-67, in Victoria Police headquarters, South Australia and Western Australia (maps show places visited); background information, population statistics (1966), distribution, living conditions, historical background to present day social problems, background to legal system - State criminal courts (Victoria, S.A., W.A.), differences in legal codes, common law; p.12-16; Pattern of offences charged against Aborigines and Europeans, types of offences, pattern of imprisonment; p.17-81; Aborigines and the police - initiation of prosecutions, attitudes of police and Aborigines to one another, police use of discretion as to 1) prosecutions, 2) kinds of charges laid, 3) arrest or summons; interrogations and confessions, suggestions for reform, illegal actions by police (harassment, violence, unwarranted entry), actions against police, future relationships; p.82-123; Bail - grant or refusal, amount, effects of not being released (period in custody, conditions in remand prison), suggestions for reform; p.124179; Representation, Victoria (lawyers, Public Solicitor, Legal Aid Committee), S.A., W.A., role of welfare officers; p.180-226; Conduct of hearings, judicial officers, juries, comprehension of proceedings, pleas, Aboriginal evidence; p.225266; Outcome of proceedings, findings, sentence types, whether discrimatory, excessive sentences, appeals, leniency, imprisonment - its operation and effects; p.267-327; Special legislation for Aborigines; p.328-377; Institutions for Aborigines, missions and reserves, legal framework, reserve offences, reports to police, representation, extra legal action, Aboriginal control over discipline, institutionalization; p.378-420; Recognition of tribal law, law in tribal society, settlement of disputes, conflict between tribal law and Australian law, Chimney Evans case, suggestions for reform; p.497-499; Appendix 1, research methods, Appendix 2, Acknowledgements; p.500-547; Appendix 3, Statistics of cases from sample of 10 towns; p.548-557; Appendix 4-5, Population statistics, S.A. & W.A. (broken down by divisions and districts, occupational status, distribution and employment; p.558-574; Appendix 6; Statistics of offences, W.A., 1965; Appendix 7 Racial composition of fieldwork areas; Appendices 8-12, Statistics of rates of clearance of offences, bail, results of charges, representation, legal aid; p.575-586; Appendices 13-21, Expenditure on legal aid and costs, superior court representation, childrens court instructions, punishments in magistrates courts, comparative sentences for rape, case history of W.A. Aborigines, criminal history of Western Australian Aborigines
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1934-1976
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Eggleston, E. M.
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Thesis (Ph. D.) -- Monash University
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  • Justice, Administration of
  • Aboriginal Australians
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Aborigines and the administration of justice : a critical analysis of the application of the criminal law to Aborigines
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Bibliography : p. [587]-595
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M0041671
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xiv, 595 leaves
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Open access - reading. Closed copying, quotation open. Not for Inter-Library Loan
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Copy 2 donated by Parliamentary Library
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7076
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0048909
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Aborigines and the administration of justice : a critical analysis of the application of the criminal law to Aborigines
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography : p. [587]-595
Control code
M0041671
Extent
xiv, 595 leaves
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Closed copying, quotation open. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 donated by Parliamentary Library
Other physical details
maps
Stock number
7076
System control number
0048909

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