The latest issue of the Northern Territory Law Journal (Volume 2 Part 4) contains the following material:
Aborigines and the court: The Northern Territory experience – The Hon Trevor Riley
The Centenary of the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory provides an opportunity for reflection on the interaction between the Aboriginal people of the Territory and the court.
The black and white of Wunungmurra – Danial Kelly
Aboriginal people who follow customary law in the Northern Territory often find that obeying customary law can mean breaching Australian law and vice versa.
Ngarra law: Aboriginal customary law from Arnhem Land – James Gurrwanngu Gaykamangu
This article is for both Yolngu (Aboriginal people) and for Balanda (white people).
In many remote Aboriginal communities misunderstanding and mistrust of the mainstream legal system contributes to exclusion from decision-making processes.
- Wunungmurra, The Intervention and the Cab-Rank Rule – Rex Wild QC
- Spirit of civil procedure reforms bites – Cameron Ford
For the pdf version of the table of contents, click here: NTLJ Vol 2 Pt 4 Contents.