Poverty in Australia: Poverty and the Criminal Justice System
Alternative Law Journal, 32 2: 108-109
Posted: 18 Jun 2015
Date Written: 2007
A recent Queensland study looks at the affect of criminal law, and the workings of the criminal justice system, on people living in poverty. Preliminary results imply the need for a wide-scale inquiry, similar to the Henderson Inquiry of 1975, to ensure equality before the law and access to justice for people living in poverty.
JEL Classification: k00
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