Mandatory sentencing: the failure of the Australian legal system to protect the human rights of Australians

Henriss-Anderssen, Diana (2000) Mandatory sentencing: the failure of the Australian legal system to protect the human rights of Australians. James Cook University Law Review, 7. pp. 17-29.

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Abstract

[Extract] The purpose of this paper is to examine the inadequacy of the Australian legal system to protect the human rights of indigenous Australians. The context of this examination is the recent debate over mandatory sentencing laws in the Northern Territory and Western Australia. It is a premise of this paper that fundamental human rights should be protected.

Item ID: 12894
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
Keywords: mandatory sentencing
ISSN: 1321-1072
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2012 04:15
FoR Codes: 18 LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES > 1801 Law > 180120 Legal Institutions (incl Courts and Justice Systems) @ 100%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE @ 100%
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