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Legislative pathways intended to direct mentally impaired offenders into proper care have instead led to indefinite terms of unwarranted imprisonment. Exposing the distorted use of prison-based supervision orders for cognitively disabled Indigenous persons is the central concern of the Aboriginal Disability Justice Campaign.
Australia, aboriginal, indigenous, first nation, law, cognitive disability
Civil Rights and Discrimination | Human Rights Law
McGhee, Patrick and McKinlay, Ian, "Aboriginal Disability Justice Campaign" (2012). Research Week Posters. 2.