Principles and Practice of Australian Law is a relevant and engaging introduction to law. It discusses recent case law in relation to statutory interpretation, including judicial presumptions and the principle of legality.
Law and Justice in Australia takes a historical, critical and contextual approach to law and justice and offers readers a mix of stories, cases, article extracts and explanatory commentary. Written in a natural narrative style, this book encourages students to develop an in-depth understanding of the legal system and creates a sound basis for further law study.
This collection of essays brings together emerging and established scholars who have enlivened and enriched the debates about social capital in Australia. Collectively, the volume illustrates the continuing relevance of social capital in analysing Australian society and strengthening social policy and programs to promote social justice in contemporary Australia.
This book examines the latest research and statistics on Indigenous imprisonment, and reviews progress on addressing Aboriginal deaths in custody recommendations and reforming the detention of young Indigenous people. How can governments reduce incarceration and commit to working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to implement overdue interventions? What will it take to unlock the problems of Indigenous inequality and over-representation in the criminal justice system?
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This is a study that provided the opportunity for Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Māori peoples who had been in custody to put forward their voices about the effectiveness or benefits of prison-based programs, and culturally-specific programs offered in Queensland and New Zealand prisons.
On Law and Justice by Alf Ross is a classic work of twentieth-century legal philosophy. This new, critical edition casts light on Ross's work and resituates it firmly in the context of current debates in the field.
Justice and Law offers an account of classical and modern theories of justice, and some of the principal themes relating to justice -punishment, civil disobedience, conscientious objection, just war, and tolerance.
This book offers a series of original essays by an international group of scholars whose work looks comparatively at law's attempts to deal with the past. Ranging from questions of criminal responsibility and amnesty to those of law's relation to time, memory, and the ethics of reconciliation, it is a sustained jurisprudential and philosophical analysis of one of the most important and pressing legal concerns of our time.
Australian Criminal Justice , fifth edition provides a complete overview of the criminal justice process. It analyses the influences that shape criminal justice and examines the institutional and administrative features of its operation in all jurisdictions.The book guides readers step-by-step through the stages of a case - from investigation to sentencing and explores the social context of criminal justice in terms of the rights of the individual, community responsibilities, and international guarantees.
Borderline Justice describes the exclusionary policies, inhumane decisions and obstacles to justice for refugees and migrants in the British legal system. The themes and analysis cross boundaries of law, politics, sociology, criminology, refugee studies and terrorism studies, appealing to the radical tradition in all these disciplines.
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