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NCJ Number: 31168 Find in a Library
Title: NATIVE PEOPLES AND JUSTICE - REPORTS ON THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE AND THE FEDERAL-PROVINCIAL CONFERENCE ON NATIVE PEOPLES AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM, BOTH HELD IN EDMONTON, FEBRUARY 3-5, 1975
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Canada Solicitor General
Canada
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 63
Sponsoring Agency: Canada Solicitor General
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0P8, Canada
Information Canada
Ottawa, Ontario KIA OS9, Canada
Sale Source: Information Canada
171 Slater Street
Ottawa, Ontario KIA OS9,
Canada
Language: English; French
Country: Canada
Annotation: REPORTS OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF TWO CONFERENCES HELD IN RESPONSE TO CONCERN OVER THE JAILING OF A DISPROPORTIONATE NUMBER OF CANADA'S NATIVE PEOPLE, AND ATTENDED BY NATIVES, CABINET, AND GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS.
Abstract: THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE PLENARY SESSION HEARD REPORTS OF WORKSHOPS DEALING WITH PRIMARY AREAS OF INTERACTION BETWEEN THE NATIVES AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM. THESE INCLUDED PROBATION, PAROLE, AFTERCARE, AND CRIME PREVENTION PROGRAMS; LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES; AND THE COURTS AND CORRECTIONS SYSTEMS. THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE SET UP GUIDELINES TO PROVIDE A GENERAL PHILOSOPHY UNDERLYING ANY APPROACH TO THE PROBLEMS OF NATIVES WITHIN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM. RESOLUTIONS WERE ADOPTED WHICH OUTLINED OBJECTIVES FOR INTEGRATION OF NATIVE PEOPLES INTO THE STRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM, AS WELL AS FOR THE CREATION OF A CANADIAN ADVISORY COUNCIL ON NATIVE PEOPLES AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM. --IN FRENCH AND ENGLISH
Index Term(s): Alienation; Canada; Foreign countries; Foreign criminal justice planning; Incarceration; Indian affairs; Indian justice; Procedure manuals; Sentencing disparity; Workshops and seminars
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