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Schwartz, Melanie

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Works: 18 works in 21 publications in 1 language and 103 library holdings
Roles: Author
Classifications: KUH210.7.M56, 340.52941
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Publications about Melanie Schwartz
Publications by Melanie Schwartz
Most widely held works by Melanie Schwartz
Background paper : customary law, human rights and international law : some conceptual issues by Chris Cunneen( Book )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Criminal laws : materials and commentary on criminal law and process of New South Wales by David W Brown( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
The civil and family law needs of Indigenous people in Victoria by Melanie Schwartz( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Indigenous legal needs project : NT report by Fiona Allison( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The civil and family law needs of indigenous people in Queensland by Chris Cunneen( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Building communities, not prisons : justice reinvestment and Indigenous over-imprisonment by Melanie Schwartz( Article )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Background and value of justice reinvestment; need for penal reform in Australia and the problem of Indigenous over-represention; nation and state justice policy; factors favouring justice reinvestment in Indigenous communities - disadvantage, remoteness, partnerships and victims issues
Customary law, human rights and international law some conceptual issues by Chris Cunneen( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Policing the territory : a comment on the emergency response to Little Children are Sacred by Melanie Schwartz( Article )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
'That's descrimination!' : Indigenous peoples' experiences of discrimination in the Northern Territory by Fiona Allison( Article )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"Discusses the civil law issue of discrimination, which emerged in the Indigenous Legal Needs Project research carried out in the Northern Territory; describes instances of discrimination faced by interviewees of focus groups that emerged during the research; also discusses much of the discrimination reported by communities related to the Northern Territory Emergency Intervention." [Introduction]
Opening a circle of hope the NSW government review of circle sentencing by Melanie Schwartz( file )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Discusses a government review of circle sentencing at Nowra, New South Wales; describes the way in which circle sentencing differs from an ordinary magistrate's court
Access to justice for Aboriginal people in the Northern Territory by Chris Cunneen( Article )
1 edition published in 2014 in Undetermined and held by 1 library worldwide
Discusses research in the Northern Territory on Aboriginal civil and family law needs; focus group discussions, interviews with legal services providers and associated organisations; key areas of legal need: discrimination, housing, child protection, social security, credit/debt, consumer law; effect of welfare conditionality on need for legal assistance and advocacy
From crisis to crime : the escalation of civil and family law issues to criminal matters in Aboriginal communities in NSW by Melanie Schwartz( Article )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Discusses research in New South Wales which indicates that Aboriginal people not knowing about how to access civil law services can lead to criminal matters
The NSW Bail Act and Aboriginal defendents by Melanie Schwartz( file )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
2001 the Aboriginal Justice Advisory Committee (AJAC) reviewed the way that the NSW bail regime operates for Aboriginal defendants; two case studies examined; Solicitors of the Sydney Regional Aboriginal Corporation Legal Service (SRACLS) identify two bail sureties that are problematic for Aboriginal defendants; recommendations for reform
Indigenous justice agreements : the current policy framework by Chris Cunneen( Article )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Discusses the reasons why imprisonment rates for Indigenous women and men are increasing; overviews the background to Indigenous Justice Agreements and discusses whether they make a difference
Civil and Family Law Needs of Indigenous People in New South Wales : the Priority Areas by Chris Cunneen( Article )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The promise of justice reinvestment by David Brown( Article )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Examines the notion and practice of justice reinvestment (JR); justice and asset mapping, budgetary devolution and localism, bipartisanship; application in United States, United Kingdom; Australian context; relevance for reducing high imprisonment rates of Indigenous Australians; problems and potential benefits
Working cheaper, working harder : inequity in funding for Aboriginal andTorres Strait Islander Legal Services by Melanie Schwartz( Article )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
The family and civil law needs of Aboriginal people in New South Wales final report by Chris Cunneen( file )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
"This research seeks to provide a greater understanding of the civil and family law needs of Aboriginal people in New South Wales. Its purpose is to benefit Aboriginal communities by improving access to and effective provision of civil and family law services to Aboriginal clients. The report addresses two broad research questions: The first is an analysis of the civil and family law needs of Aboriginal people in New South Wales; The second arises out of this legal needs analysis and explores how Legal Aid NSW might improve the services that they provide to Aboriginal clients in the areas of civil and family law."--Executive summary
 
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