Q.2. Aboriginal Australians constitute approximately 2.5 per cent of the nation’s population. Yet they are twenty times more at risk than non-Aboriginal people of coming into contact with the criminal justice system, and they account for over 25 per cent of the adult prison population. The staggering figures are strong evidence that Aboriginal people are seriously disadvantaged and marginalized. This has led to systematic discrimination at every level of the criminal justice and welfare system and not just at the gatekeeper level of power. - this is the question, below its the details how it should be done
Discuss the above argument by critically evaluating the dynamics of criminal justice and Aboriginal relations and the role of the judiciary in this process. End your discussion by suggesting ways to reduce the level of over representation of Aboriginal people in the criminal justice system. Support your arguments with referenced examples.
What format should I use when writing the essay? Your written response to the essay question will be submitted in essay format and within the 1,500 (+/10%) word limit.
It would be appropriate to use headings to signal the way you will direct your analysis and discussion. At all times use a formal writing style with Harvard style referencing.
The essay should:
– Be word processed and double spaced,
– Adopt a fluent and scholarly writing style,
– Support your viewpoints with reasoned argument substantiated by relevant theoretical material and research evidence,
and – Use a minimum of five scholarly references