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Aboriginal People and Sentencing

Aboriginal People and Sentencing

This site explains Aboriginal sentencing - paying particular attention to their special cultural circumstances in deciding their sentence. These cultural circumstances include the adverse social conditions that affect Aboriginal people and contribute to their overrepresentation in prisons.

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Justice Education Society of BC
produced in
last reviewed
January 2009 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.
resource type
teaching materials
Aboriginal sentencing, Gladue effect, restorative justice