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Melanie Schwartz

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Briefing paper

31 Jul 2017
64

This research brief examines the concept of Justice Reinvestment as it was developed and is currently understood in Australia, the United States of America, the United Kingdom and New Zealand.

Report

29 Nov 2013
168

This report identifies the most pressing legal needs of Indigenous Victorians, which involve housing, discrimination and debt.

The report presents key findings and recommendations of research conducted in 2012- 2013 by the Indigenous Legal Needs Project (ILNP) in Victoria. The ILNP is a national...

Journal article

10 Mar 2010
368

The issue of appropriate legal and social supports is critical to the question of Indigenous overrepresentation in the criminal justice system. This article discusses this relationship, arguing that the overwhelming emphasis on communities' criminal law needs distracts from other equally important, though perhaps less urgent,...

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