Royal Commission Report of Inquiry: The Death of Malcolm Smith

Aboriginal Law Bulletin, 1(38), 1989

2 Pages Posted: 13 Apr 2014

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Chris Cunneen

Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research,University of Technology Sydney; University of New South Wales, School of Social Sciences; James Cook University - Cairns Campus

Date Written: 1989

Abstract

This article reviews the core findings from the Report on the tragic death in custody of the Australian Aboriginal man, Malcolm Smith. The implications of these findings for the disproportionate imprisonment of Aboriginal people is highlighted.

Keywords: Malcolm Smith; Death in Custody; Australian Aboriginals; Imprisonment.

Suggested Citation

Cunneen, Chris, Royal Commission Report of Inquiry: The Death of Malcolm Smith (1989). Aboriginal Law Bulletin, 1(38), 1989. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2424347

Chris Cunneen (Contact Author)

Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research,University of Technology Sydney ( email )

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Australia

University of New South Wales, School of Social Sciences ( email )

Kensington, New South Wales 2052
Australia

James Cook University - Cairns Campus ( email )

PO Box 6811
Cairns, Queensland 4870
Australia

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