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Title: INDIANS AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM - A BRIEF PRESENTED BY THE NATIONAL INDIAN BROTHERHOOD TO THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NATIVE PEOPLES AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM. FEBRUARY 3-5, 1975, EDMONTON, ALBERTA
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: National Conference on the Native Peoples and the Criminal Justice System
Canada
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 8
Sponsoring Agency: National Conference on the Native Peoples and the Criminal Justice System
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Language: English
Country: Canada
Annotation: A BRIEF WHICH IS INTENDED TO OUTLINE THE FAILURE OF THE PURPOSE AND CONCEPTS OF THE CRIMINAL LAW OF CANADA AS IT RELATES TO THE INDIAN AND NATIVE CRIMINAL OFFENDERS IN ITS APPLICATION.
Abstract: IN RESPONSE TO THE DISPROPORTIONATE NUMBER OF INDIANS INCARCERATED FOR MINOR OFFENSES, THE BRIEF RECOMMENDS THE ESTABLISHMENT OF NATIVE COURTS ON THE RESERVES TO HANDLE SUCH OFFENSES. NATIVE POLICE FORCES ARE RECOMMENDED FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT ON THE RESERVES. THE NEED FOR CULTURAL ORIENTATION IN LEGAL AID, PROBATION, PAROLE, AND COMMUNITY RE-ENTRY PROGRAMS IS ALSO STRESSED.
Index Term(s): Canada; Indian affairs; Indian justice; Offenders; Reform; Reservation law enforcement; Tribal court system; Tribal police
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