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Aboriginal peoples and Canadian criminal justice

casebook

by Katherine Hensel

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Published by Faculty of Law, University of Toronto in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Administration of Criminal justice,
  • Indians of North America,
  • Indigenous peoples,
  • Cases,
  • Criminal justice system,
  • Legal status, laws

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAboriginal peoples and Canadian criminal justice casebook
    StatementKatherine Hensel
    ContributionsUniversity of Toronto. Faculty of Law
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. (3, 1228 p.);
    Number of Pages1228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26498927M
    OCLC/WorldCa461340282

    Feb 07,  · Abstract. In response to the over-representation of Aboriginal people in the criminal justice system, section (e) of the Canadian Criminal Code mandates consideration of background and systemic factors affecting Aboriginal offenders and culturally appropriate, community-based sanctions grounded in Aboriginal justice traditions. The problem of over-representation is partly attributable to Cited by: Considerations for Achieving "Aboriginal Justice" in Canada1 Ted Palys Simon Fraser University Abstract. The language inherent in "justice" talk poses constraints which may preclude resolutions that are satisfactory to First Nations and their people. Although "justice" in Euro-Canadian nomenclature may be a meaningful concept (albeit too. 94 Law Reform Commission of Western Australia – Aboriginal Customary Laws Discussion Paper The history of Aboriginal people and the criminal justice system in Western Australia has been marred by discrimination, over-regulation and unfair treatment.1 Part II provides a brief discussion of the history of. It is difficult not to concur with Ovide Mercredi’s assertion that the root causes of Aboriginal over-representation in the criminal justice system can be found in the poverty and marginalization of Aboriginal people. The Canadian justice system is, at its heart, a system of individual responsibility, where sanctions are levelled at specific.


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Get this from a library. Aboriginal peoples and Canadian criminal justice. [Marianne Nielsen; Robert A Silverman;] -- This collection of articles on the criminal justice system in Canada as it relates to native peoples and the concepts of native justice includes press clippings, and examines all phases of native.

Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. This presentation provides an overview of the Indigenous peoples over-involvement within the Canadian criminal justice system and the Canadian Government’s response in corrections, policing.

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This site is like a library, Use search box in. Crime, Criminal Justice, and Aboriginal. officials pursued a century-long policy to assimilate Aboriginal peoples into a Canadian society that espoused White, European and Protestant values.

"In the Canadian criminal justice system, aboriginal peoples are overrepresented as both victims and offenders.

The aboriginal incarcerated population in Canada is rising each year and aboriginal people are twice as likely to become victims of assaults when compared to non-aboriginal people.

In response, the Canadian state has framed the disproportionate victimization and criminalization of. Many Aboriginal women who enter the Canadian justice system as offenders enter it because of their experiences with such violence.

Aboriginal women are more likely than non-Aboriginal women to report the most severe forms of spousal abuse. 54% of Aboriginal women report having been choked, beaten, threatened with a weapon like a gun or a knife. Sep 28,  · "Indigenous People and the Criminal Justice System" provides a comprehensive background of the evolution of the interaction of Indigenous people with the criminal justice system, while giving practitioners useful and practical tools to better interact and advocate for their clients.

"The Handbook serves as an excellent tool, not only for defence counsel, but for anyone in the legal profession who may find themselves working with clients or accused persons that are Indigenous persons.

The history of the relationship between the Canadian justice system and Indigenous peoples is both long and complex. The Criminal Code and the Youth Criminal Justice Act both consider the unique, or special, legal status of Aboriginal people in Canada.

The Criminal Code considers the over-representation of Aboriginal people in the Canadian criminal justice system. The relationship between Aboriginal people and the Canadian criminal justice system is broken, and evidence is mounting that a radical change is necessary.

An October report by Canada’s Office of the Correctional Investigator found that Aboriginal people constitute only four per cent of the. Jan 17,  · Uncertain Accommodation: Aboriginal Identity and Group Rights in the Supreme Court of Canada. By Dimitrios Panagos The question “Who are the Aboriginal peoples of Canada?” remains largely unanswered in law, There is no specific discussion of criminal justice in the book, but given the current implementation of Aboriginal rights in.

Aboriginal overrepresentation in the criminal justice system is one of the clearest markers of what the Supreme Court of Canada has referred to as “a crisis in the Canadian justice system.” Aboriginal overrepresentation is often thought of as a problem in western Canada but, in fact.

By bringing to light the truth of Canada's colonial past, the book demonstrates that the overrepresentation of aboriginal peoples in the Canadian criminal justice system is not an Indian problem but a colonial one."-- Indigenous peoples are vastly overrepresented in the.

In particular, the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples, in its publication Bridging the Cultural Divide, recommended the establishment of independent justice systems on reserves.

An independent justice system would recognize an important role for elders in the community and would reinforce those values and traditions that are.

New Book Review 11 Jul 19 Letter to the Ministers on the Report of the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights – “Moving Forward in the Fight against Human Trafficking in Canada”. Canadian Aboriginal law is the body of Canadian law that concerns a variety of issues related to Indigenous peoples in Canada.

Thus, Canadian Aboriginal Law is different from Indigenous Law. In Canada, Indigenous Law refers to the legal traditions, customs, and practices of. The Court found that over-representation was “only the tip of the iceberg insofar as the estrangement of the aboriginal peoples from the Canadian criminal justice system is concerned.” In R.

Ipeelee inthe Court restated its findings in Gladue. It attributed the over-representation of Indigenous people to the impacts of colonialism. May 05,  · In Fragile Settlements: Aboriginal Peoples, Law, and Resistance in South-West Australia and Prairie Canada, Amanda Nettlebeck, Russel Smandych, Louis Knafla and Robert Foster describe this process in heartrending detail as they compare the use of criminal law as a tool of Indigenous removal on the 19th-century frontiers of both countries.

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ABORIGINAL YOUTH OVERREPRESENTATION IN CORRECTIONAL SERVICES ABORIGINAL YOUTH OVERREPRESENTATION IN CANADIAN CORRECTIONAL SERVICES: JUDICIAL AND NON-JUDICIAL ACTORS AND INFLUENCE NATE JACKSON* The crisis of Aboriginal over-incarceration in Canada is one of the most well-documented features of our Criminal Justice System.

This crisis is Cited by: 2. Dec 13,  · Over-Representation of Aboriginal: Males in the Canadian Criminal Justice System According to Monchalin (), the affects of colonization and treatment of Indigenous community’s correlates to the over-representation of Aboriginal people in the criminal justice system.

Aboriginal law is the area of law related to the Canadian Government's relationship with its Indigenous peoples (First Nations, Métis and Inuit).Section 91(24) of the Constitution Act, gives the federal parliament exclusive power to legislate in matters related to Aboriginals, which includes groups governed by the Indian Act, different Numbered Treaties and outside of those Acts.

Hidden in Plain Sight: Contributions of Aboriginal Peoples to Canadian Identity and Culture, Volume 1 Aboriginal Peoples and the Canadian Criminal Justice System. This has happened largely because of concerns about the overrepresentation of Aboriginal people as offenders in the Canadian criminal justice and correctional systems, a.

A Feather Not A Gavel: Working Towards Aboriginal Justice by A. Hamilton and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at paperyjournal.icu Oct 01,  · In various parts of the world, Europeans have used criminal justice systems as a key colonial tool to dismantle and de-legitimise "the social institutions and political aspiration of indigenous people".

Certainly, Canada has been no different in its implementation of laws and policies that have resulted in eroding First Nations' political, economic, social and cultural institutions and ways of.

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The Aboriginal peoples of Canada are divided into around historic 50 nations or tribes, you can’t judge a book by its cover." Canadian aboriginal culture has long been associated with a variety of distinctive and beautiful art traditions, many of which are still being continued to this day.

Summary/Review: "In the Canadian criminal justice system, Aboriginal peoples are overrepresented as both victims and offenders. The Aboriginal incarcerated population in Canada is rising each year and Aboriginal people are twice as likely to become victims of assaults when compared to.

In Canada today there are three justice system models in operation: (1) the main criminal justice system that uses raw coercive force as its power base; (2) a criminal justice system that is attempting to augment itself with restorative justice processes and remake its image after years of locking up Aboriginal peoples; and (3) Aboriginal.

Aboriginal peoples and Canadian criminal justice / Author: edited by Robert A. Silverman and Marianne O. Nielsen ; with a foreword by Chester Cunningham. Colonialism and Criminal Justice for Indigenous Peoples in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States of America.

Marianne O. Nielsen and Linda Robyn Abstract Colonial processes impact the involvement of Indigenous Peoples in criminal justice.

Despite differences, there is a distinctive pattern that can be seen in theCited by: 5. This book covers a number of specific topics ranging from inquiries and commissions into the adversity Indigenous people face in the criminal justice system, to incorporating Indigenous cultural practices in the legal system, sentencing circles, and Indigenous courts.

Over Representation Of Aboriginal And The Canadian Criminal Justice System Essay Words | 8 Pages. Over-Representation of Aboriginal: Males in the Canadian Criminal Justice System According to Monchalin (), the affects of colonization and treatment of Indigenous community’s correlates to the over-representation of Aboriginal people in the criminal justice system.

The Canadian criminal justice system has failed aboriginal people and all Canadians on an unacceptable scale. The faults in the criminal justice system has been inaccessible and insensitive, while have disproportionate numbers of imprisoned and arrested aboriginal people.

Aboriginal peoples have with the present judicial system, will review several Aboriginal justice programs now implemented and will pose issues for further consideration and discussion.

Part I: HISTORICAL FACTORS Differing Views on Land Ownership Many of the problems that Aboriginal peoples face with respect to the criminal justice system are. Aboriginal Perceptions of the Criminal Justice System a recent publication of the Canadian Center for Justice Statistics (CCJS) titled Aboriginal Peoples in Canada (a) provided some new and interesting data on perceptions of Aboriginal people about the criminal justice system.

over-representation of Aboriginal peoples within their criminal justice systems. Consequently, a prime concern of policy makers, especially since examples of injustice generate considerable publicity and public concern, is the need to ensure the correct treatment of Aboriginal peoples within the present and future criminal justice processes along.

The non-Aboriginal men in this case had nothing done to them. This is but one example of the racism in the justice system. Despite the crime rates being higher in certain parts of Canada such as Toronto, Ontario there is still a higher percentage of aboriginal inmates. A perspective on the application of the Criminal Code to aboriginal peoples in light of the Judgement of the Supreme Court of Canada in R.

Sparrow / Noel Lyon. Federal-provincial responsibility in the area of Criminal Justice and Aboriginal peoples / A. Wayne MacKay. Treaty responsibilities: a co-relational model / Bruce H. Wildsmith. Jun 16,  · Now it’s the right time to analyze the criminal justice system of aboriginal community as human rights and the level of cultural development of people and active position of government is always measured by this system.

“The Supreme Court of Canada .Apr 26,  · OTTAWA—Figures from the Justice Department paint a dark picture of the state of indigenous incarceration, with aboriginal youth seriously overrepresented in the criminal justice system.In a report on indigenous people's experience with the Canadian criminal justice system, The Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples () stated that the underrepresentation of indigenous people in Canada is “in stark contrast to their over-representation in .