A Maori perspective on the criminal justice system



Moana Jackson discusses the criminal justice system and addresses three broad headings: The cultural and ideological bases of Pakeha Criminal Law; The use of that law as an instrument not much to protect the Maori but to oppress and control them; and the cultural, constitutional and structural definitions of a Maori Criminal Justice system.

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Primary author: Jackson, Moana

Author biography: Māori

Publisher: Wellington Maori Legal Service Inc

Publication format: Speech

Publication place: Wellington

Publication availability: Yes

Publication location: Treaty Resource Centre

Catalog reference: 364.34994 JAC – Filing Cabinet

Misc. notes: The Allan Nixon Memorial Lecture 1989

Sector: Justice

Informal group: Māori, Pākehā

General related topics: Equity/justice/fairness

Historical period: 20th