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Aboriginal People and Sentencing

Aboriginal People and Sentencing

In recognition of the drastic over representation of Aboriginal people in Canadian prisons, Aboriginal offenders found guilty of a crime are entitled to have a court pay particular attention to their special cultural circumstances in deciding their sentence.

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produced by
Justice Education Society of BC
produced in
2007
resource type
reports & documents
tags
Aboriginal people, sentencing, Gladue, restorative justice, crime, indigenous