Indigenous young people and the NSW children’s court: Magistrates’ perceptions of the court’s criminal jurisdiction

Lorana BARTELS, Jane Bolitho, Kelly Richards

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This article presents the findings of a component of the National Assessment of Australia's Children's Courts (the 'national study').' Specifically, this article focuses on the perceptions of magistrates in the New South Wales (NSW) Children's Court ('NSWCC' or the 'Court') in relation to the issues facing Indigenous young people in the Court's criminal jurisdiction generally, and the potential of Indigenous youth courts more specifically.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)34-44
Number of pages11
JournalAustralian Indigenous Law Review
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2016


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