High Court ruling a Catch 22: Jackson
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Disadvantage suffered by Aboriginal people in Australia does not diminish with the passing of time and judges must take that into account when sentencing prisoners a recent High Court ruling has found.
The decision of the court "that full weight should be given to an offender's deprived background in every sentencing decision" applies to every person before the court, not just Aboriginal and Torres Strait...
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