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Acta Juridica     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
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Acta Universitatis Danubius. Juridica     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
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African Journal on Conflict Resolution     Open Access   (Followers: 20)
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American University National Security Law Brief     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
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Anuario de Psicología Jurídica     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
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Appeal : Review of Current Law and Law Reform     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
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Arctic Review on Law and Politics     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
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Art + Law     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
Article 40     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Artificial Intelligence and Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
ASAS : Jurnal Hukum dan Ekonomi Islam     Open Access  
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Asian American Law Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
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Asian Journal of Legal Education     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Asian Pacific American Law Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
AStA Wirtschafts- und Sozialstatistisches Archiv     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Asy-Syir'ah : Jurnal Ilmu Syari'ah dan Hukum     Open Access  
Australasian Law Management Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Australian and New Zealand Sports Law Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Australian Feminist Law Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Australian Indigenous Law Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 22)
Australian Journal of Legal History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15)
Ave Maria Law Review     Free   (Followers: 3)
Badamai Law Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
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Baltic Journal of Law & Politics     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Bar News: The Journal of the NSW Bar Association     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
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Beijing Law Review     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
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Časopis pro právní vědu a praxi     Open Access  
Catalyst : A Social Justice Forum     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Catholic University Law Review     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
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Chicana/o-Latina/o Law Review     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
China : An International Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 18)
China-EU Law Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Chinese Journal of Comparative Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Chinese Law & Government     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Cleveland State Law Review     Free   (Followers: 2)
College Athletics and The Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Colombia Forense     Open Access  
Columbia Journal of Environmental Law     Free   (Followers: 11)
Columbia Journal of Law and Social Problems     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 16)
Columbia Law Review (Sidebar)     Open Access   (Followers: 19)
Commercial Law Quarterly: The Journal of the Commercial Law Association of Australia     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Comparative Law Review     Open Access   (Followers: 39)
Comparative Legal History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Comparative Legilinguistics     Open Access  
Con-texto     Open Access  
Conflict Resolution Quarterly     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 42)
Conflict Trends     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
Cornell Law Review     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
Criterio Jurídico     Open Access  
Critical Analysis of Law : An International & Interdisciplinary Law Review     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Cuadernos de Historia del Derecho     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Cuestiones Juridicas     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Current Legal Problems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 29)
Danube     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
De Jure     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
De Rebus     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Deakin Law Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15)
Debater a Europa     Open Access  
Defense Counsel Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Democrazia e diritto     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Denning Law Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
DePaul Journal of Women, Gender and the Law     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
DePaul Law Review     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Der Staat     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
Derecho Animal. Forum of Animal Law Studies     Open Access  
Derecho PUCP     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Derecho y Ciencias Sociales     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Derechos en Acción     Open Access  
Deusto Journal of Human Rights     Open Access  
Dicle Üniversitesi Hukuk Fakültesi Dergisi     Open Access  
Die Verwaltung     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Dikaion     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Dike     Open Access  
Diké : Revista Jurídica     Open Access  
Direito e Desenvolvimento     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Direito e Liberdade     Open Access  
Diritto penale contemporaneo     Free   (Followers: 2)
Diritto, immigrazione e cittadinanza     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Dixi     Open Access  
Doxa : Cuadernos de Filosofía del Derecho     Open Access  
Droit et Cultures     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Droit et Médecine Bucco-Dentaire     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Droit, Déontologie & Soin     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Drug Science, Policy and Law     Full-text available via subscription  
Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Duke Forum for Law & Social Change     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy     Open Access   (Followers: 16)
Duke Law & Technology Review     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Duke Law Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 26)
DULR Online     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
East Asia Law Review     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
ECI Interdisciplinary Journal for Legal and Social Policy     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Economics and Law     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Edinburgh Law Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
Education and the Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
El Cotidiano     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Election Law Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25)
Energy Law Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Environmental Justice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Environmental Law Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 23)
Environmental Policy and Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
ERA-Forum     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Erasmus Law Review     Open Access  
Erciyes Üniversitesi Hukuk Fakültesi Dergisi     Open Access  
Espaço Jurídico : Journal of Law     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Ethnopolitics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Ethos: Official Publication of the Law Society of the Australian Capital Territory     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
EU Agrarian Law     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Europaisches Journal fur Minderheitenfragen     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
European Energy and Environmental Law Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
European Journal for Education Law and Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
European Journal of Comparative Law and Governance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
European Journal of Law and Technology     Open Access   (Followers: 18)
European Journal of Psychology Applied to Legal Context     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
European Law Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 165)
European Public Law     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 37)
European Review of Contract Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25)
European Review of Private Law     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 33)
European Yearbook of Minority Issues Online     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)

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Australian Indigenous Law Review
Number of Followers: 22  
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ISSN (Print) 1835-0186
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  • Volume 19 Issue 2 - Reciprocal accountability and fiduciary duty:
           Implications for indigenous health in Canada, New Zealand and Australia
    • Abstract: Kornelsen, Derek; Boyer, Yvonne; Lavoie, Josee; Dwyer, Judith
      There is growing interest among public servants, Indigenous organisations, and scholars in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand in the idea of shifting from classical New Public Management accountability models to models that reflect mutual or reciprocal accountability as a means of delivering more effective and responsive health care to Indigenous communities. However, little progress has been made with respect to developing and implementing workable reciprocal accountability models. In this paper, we argue that a consideration of Indigenous perspectives on reciprocity and accountability is an essential, yet mainly overlooked, component of the development of effective and appropriate accountability models between Indigenous peoples and statebased funders. Indeed, many Indigenous peoples have long histories of engaging in reciprocity-based relationships with each other and their environments. Drawing from Indigenous knowledge in this regard offers novel insights that can inform how models of reciprocity are constructed and understood. More specifically, we argue that consideration of Indigenous perspectives on treaties and treaty-making as a way to interpret the substance of mutual roles and responsibilities enables a shift to models of reciprocal accountability that are based on the mutual building of long-term, trust-based relationships, while also providing a frame that emphasises the maintenance of the sovereignty of the entities that are party to such relationships.

      PubDate: Thu, 18 Oct 2018 11:38:59 GMT
  • Volume 19 Issue 2 - Placing country at the centre: Decolonising justice
    • Abstract: Blagg, Harry; Tulich, Tamara; Bush, Zoe
      After decades of neglect, attention in Australia has recently focused on the inter-generational impact of longterm alcohol use in the form of Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders ('FASD'), and the lack of responsiveness of the justice system to the needs of persons with FASD. FASD is a non-diagnostic umbrella term encompassing a spectrum of disorders caused by prenatal alcohol exposure, including Foetal Alcohol Syndrome ('FAS'), Partial FAS ('pFAS') and alcohol-related neurodevelopmental disorder. While Australian data is limited, the prevalence of FASD in Indigenous communities is indicatively greater than non- Indigenous communities. In 2015, rates of FAS/pFAS of 12 per 100 children were reported in Fitzroy Crossing in the West Kimberley region of Western Australia.4 This is the highest reported prevalence in Australia and on par with the highest rates internationally.

      PubDate: Thu, 18 Oct 2018 11:38:59 GMT
  • Volume 19 Issue 2 - Judicial indigenous cross-cultural training: What is
           available, how good is it and can it be improved'
    • Abstract: Cavanagh, Vanessa; Marchetti, Elena
      Australian Indigenous focused cross-cultural professional development for the judiciary is an evolving area. In other professional service sectors, such as health and education, cultural safety is becoming the benchmark. However, for the Australian justice sector cultural awareness, and to a lesser extent cultural competency, dominate discussion, and cultural safety is only an emerging discourse. Most judicial officers (indeed most Australian public servants and legal practitioners) would be familiar with the concept of Indigenous cultural awareness as part of their standard professional development training, however, the significance of cultural competency, and the application of cultural safety principles are less well recognised. This paper documents the extent to which Australian judges and magistrates are trained or guided in accommodating the cultural needs of Indigenous courtroom participants. In particular, we review and critique the extent to which Indigenous specific cross-cultural education (in the form of short courses, seminars, conferences, cultural immersion tours, site visits, and as contained in bench books) is currently available for Australian judicial officers. In documenting current practice, we consider whether cultural awareness, cultural competency or cultural safety can be achieved by way of current judicial training and court practice guidelines. Taking into account the experiences of all Indigenous participants in the courtroom, as well as the fact that the over-representation of Indigenous offenders in the Australian criminal justice system continues to be a significant and complex issue, we conclude that it is necessary for judicial officers to be equipped with the capacity to ensure that their courtrooms are culturally safe when having to accommodate the needs of all Indigenous participants.

      PubDate: Thu, 18 Oct 2018 11:38:59 GMT
  • Volume 19 Issue 2 - Indigenous young people and the NSW children's court:
           Magistrates' perceptions of the court's criminal jurisdiction
    • Abstract: Bartels, Lorana; Bolitho, Jane; Richards, Kelly
      This article presents the findings of a component of the National Assessment of Australia's Children's Courts (the 'national study'). Specifically, this article focuses on the perceptions of magistrates in the New South Wales (NSW) Children's Court ('NSWCC' or the 'Court') in relation to the issues facing Indigenous young people in the Court's criminal jurisdiction generally, and the potential of Indigenous youth courts more specifically. Part II outlines the method for the national study from which this article stems, as well as the method for the NSW component of the study. Part III provides an analysis of NSWCC magistrates' perceptions of challenges and reforms in the Court's criminal jurisdiction as they relate to Indigenous young people specifically, and discusses our analysis in light of findings from the national study from other states and territories. Finally, Part IV briefly considers the key findings of our analysis in light of the current Koori Youth Court pilot.

      PubDate: Thu, 18 Oct 2018 11:38:59 GMT
  • Volume 19 Issue 2 - The 2016 Sir Frank Kitto lecture: Whither native
    • Abstract: Webb, Raelene
      '[T]he Meriam people are entitled as against the whole world to possession, occupation, use and enjoyment of the lands of the Murray Islands.' On 3 June 1992, with those words, it is said that the High Court freed Australia from the concept of 'terra nullius'. The decision in 'Mabo' that the common law recognised and protected Indigenous rights in land that existed at the time Britain acquired sovereignty was truly a watershed moment in Australian legal history, shaking the foundation of land law on which British claims to possession of Australia were based.

      PubDate: Thu, 18 Oct 2018 11:38:59 GMT
  • Volume 19 Issue 2 - 'Two systems of law side by side': The role of
           indigenous customary law in sentencing
    • Abstract: Maxwell, Jack
      Customary law is an integral part of the lives and identities of Indigenous people across contemporary Australia. But its existence alongside Australian criminal law raises complex questions of law and political morality. It seems difficult to reconcile these two systems of law with the principle that all Australians stand equal before the law, and the intuition that people should not be subjected to different criminal sanctions on the basis of race or ethnicity.

      PubDate: Thu, 18 Oct 2018 11:38:59 GMT
  • Volume 19 Issue 2 - Incarcerating aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
           women in Australia: Finding a balance in defining the 'just prison'
    • Abstract: Leeson, Sjharn; Rynne, John; Smith, Catrin; Adams, Yolonda
      The over-representation of First Peoples, generally, and women specifically, in Australian prisons is beyond debate. However, Australia has seen a revalorisation of the prison and punitive measures like incarceration as the primary solution to social problems and social disadvantage, despite an array of abolitionist and prison rights campaigns, particularly across New South Wales and Victoria, that have impacted upon governmental and correctional penal reform policies.

      PubDate: Thu, 18 Oct 2018 11:38:59 GMT
  • Volume 19 Issue 2 - 'Pilki' and 'Birriliburu': Commercial native title
           rights after 'Akiba'
    • Abstract: McCabe, Patrick
      The failure of Australian native title jurisprudence to develop any scope for the recognition of commercial native title rights has been much lamented. This article first briefly summarises that failure, and then turns to describe the Akiba litigation that culminated in the High Court's 2013 decision of 'Akiba v Commonwealth' ('Akiba HC'), and explains how that decision presents an opportunity at last to develop the jurisprudence in a direction more amenable to the recognition of commercial native title rights. I briefly note that the opportunity has not been seized in some recent native title judgments, probably because they were mostly argued prior to 'Akiba HC', before proceeding to discuss the 2014 Federal Court cases of 'Willis on behalf of the Pilki People v Western Australia' ('Pilki'), and 'BP (deceased) on behalf of the Birriliburu People v Western Australia' ('Birriliburu'), the former of which has now been upheld by the Full Court of the Federal Court. These decisions represent the first fruit of the tortuously slow development of the jurisprudence in this area. This article attempts to glean some lessons from those cases that can be applied to future claims for commercial native title rights, before finally looking to the practical ramifications of this development in the law.

      PubDate: Thu, 18 Oct 2018 11:38:59 GMT
  • Volume 20 Crimes against future inuit generations: Heavy metals and
           persistent organic pollutants (POPs)
    • Abstract: Koutouki, Konstantia
      In the preamble of the 2001 Stockholm Convention on 'Persistent Organic Pollutants' we find the following acknowledgement: ' that the Arctic ecosystems and Indigenous communities are particularly at risk because of the biomagnification of persistent organic pollutants and that contamination of their traditional foods is a public health issue'. The vulnerability of the Indigenous populations of the Arctic to persistent organic pollutants ('POPs') was an impetus behind the 'Stockholm Convention' and although the relationship between POPs and the health of Indigenous peoples, especially children and the unborn, has been known for a very long time, there has been little in terms of legislation and public policy initiatives to diminish toxic chemicals in the food and natural environment of the Inuit. In addition to POPs, the children and adults of the Arctic communities are also disproportionately exposed to heavy metal contamination due to the presence of mercury, lead and cadmium, among others. In 2013, the 'Minamata' Convention on Mercury was adopted, under the auspices of the United Nations Environment Programme ('UNEP') and building on the 1998 to the 1979 Convention on Long-Range 'Transboundary Air Pollution on Heavy Metals'. Given the long-term effects on the Inuit of these substances, it begs the question whether this situation is in fact a crime against future generations of the Inuit.

      PubDate: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 11:43:29 GMT
  • Volume 20 Indigenous self-government in the Australian federation
    • Abstract: Vivian, Alison; Jorgensen, Miriam; Reilly, Alexander; McMillan, Mark; McRae, Cosima; McMinn, John
      Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples of Australia face a curious conundrum. Their continued existence and continuing sovereign obligations to Country, culture and community are self-evident. Yet the Australian national narrative is that Indigenous sovereignty was extinguished at the time of the arrival of the British 'settlers'. Today Australian mainstream law suggests that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people exist as peoples only for purposes, and against criteria, determined by state and federal governments. In other words, apart from limited and highly circumscribed opportunities created through native title, cultural heritage laws and some states' land rights systems, the Australian state neither acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' status as distinct political collectives (nations, societies, communities, or however else they prefer to describe themselves) nor recognises their inherent rights to self-governance. While they consistently have advocated for this recognition - through the Yirrkala bark petitions, the Barunga Statement, the Aboriginal Tent Embassy, and most recently in the Uluru Statement from the Heart - nation-to- nation and government-to-government relations have not become an aspect of Australian mainstream law. This lack of legal status for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collectives results in serious constraints on their self-governing capacity, constraining the scope of their jurisdiction and limiting the potential of Indigenous governing institutions.

      PubDate: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 11:43:29 GMT
  • Volume 20 'The australian dream': Is ordinary freehold the last and best
           home-ownership option for Torres strait islanders'
    • Abstract: Maurus, Julia
      From 1 January 2015, trustees of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander land in Queensland have had the option of making available ordinary freehold land title ('freehold option'). In order to grant freehold title in these remote communities, where land is held communally in trust, native title must be extinguished.

      PubDate: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 11:43:29 GMT
  • Volume 20 Consumer leases and indigenous consumers
    • Abstract: Ali, Paul; Kourabas, Steve; McRae, Cosima; Ramsay, Ian
      Consumer leases offer low-income consumers the option to hire household items that they do not have the money to purchase upfront. They are marketed by consumer lease providers ('Providers') as a cheap way to purchase important household items. However, recent studies illustrate that the price ultimately paid to hire goods under a consumer lease contract will generally exceed the retail value of the goods hired and that it is the most expensive form of finance available.1 Despite this, consumers are often persuaded to enter into consumer lease contracts as a result of predatory practices engaged in by Providers. These predatory practices are most effective with low-income consumers who may be experiencing financial difficulties and who live in remote areas that make it difficult to shop for alternative goods or seek financial and legal advice.

      PubDate: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 11:43:29 GMT
  • Volume 20 Neighbourhood justice centres and indigenous empowerment
    • Abstract: Miller, Aleksandra
      The ongoing impacts of colonisation have 'direct and immediate relevance to both criminal behaviour and to processes of criminalisation' of Indigenous people in Australia. Decolonising, that is, addressing or reversing the impacts of colonisation, is necessary to improve the way in which the criminal justice system interacts with Indigenous people, and to reduce the shameful rates of Indigenous incarceration. In this article, I suggest that Neighbourhood Justice Centres ('NJC'), a type of problem-solving court focussing on community engagement, may be part of the solution. I propose that they can operate as a decolonising agent by facilitating Indigenous empowerment and self-determination.

      PubDate: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 11:43:29 GMT
  • Volume 20 Tangible progress in the protection of intangible cultural
           heritage in Victoria'
    • Abstract: Storey, Matthew
      Some level of legislative protection of Indigenous cultural heritage is a feature of all Australian jurisdictions at a state (or territory) and Commonwealth level. The Victorian 'Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006' ('AHA') is often regarded as an example of one of the most effective of such regimes due both to its integration with the processes under the 'Native Title Act 1993' (Cth) and its recognition of the appropriately central role of traditional Aboriginal owners in managing their heritage.

      PubDate: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 11:43:29 GMT
  • Volume 20 From museum to living cultural landscape: Governing Tasmania's
           wilderness world heritage
    • Abstract: Lee, Emma; Richardson, Benjamin J
      At Melaleuca, in the remote southwest of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area ('TWWHA'), visitors may encounter the Needwonnee Aboriginal Walk. Established in 2011 by the Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service in consultation with the Tasmanian Aboriginal Land and Sea Council, the Walk is an interpretive nature trail over 1.2 kilometres that educates visitors about the lives of this ancient Aboriginal culture and their environs. Most of the interpretive installations are ephemeral, fashioned from organic materials in the local landscape, and include huts, tools, baskets, shell necklaces and a paperbark canoe. The area today is unoccupied except for the few intrepid tourists seeking an iconic 'wilderness' experience. Despite the good intentions behind creation of the Needwonnee Aboriginal Walk, it conveys the impression of a past or extinct culture now memorialised in an outdoors museum, without any voice and no longer heard. Yet many Aboriginal representatives in Tasmania see the TWWHA as 'belonging to a much larger living cultural landscape and seascape' that should be managed jointly with Aboriginal communities.

      PubDate: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 11:43:29 GMT
  • Volume 20 Giving a voice to the river and the role of indigenous people:
           The Whanganui river settlement and river management in Victoria
    • Abstract: O'Bryan, Katie
      In September 2017, the 'Yarra River Protection' (Wilip-gin Birrarung murron) Act 2017 was passed by the Victorian Parliament. Described by the government as 'Landmark Legislation' and 'an Australian first', an essential element of the Act is the creation of the Birrarung Council, a statutory body to be the 'independent voice for the river'. Of significance for Indigenous involvement in river management is the mandatory requirement for Traditional Owner representation on the Council.

      PubDate: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 11:43:29 GMT
  • Volume 20 White law, blak arbiters, grey legal subjects: Deep
           colonisation's role and impact in defining aboriginality at law
    • Abstract: Whittaker, Alison
      Legal Aboriginality is a contemporary catalyst point for the relationship between settler law and Aboriginal persons. Through constructing a legal Aboriginal personhood, Australian settler colonial legal systems make major contributions to understanding their foundations relative to the Indigenous peoples they constructed these foundations upon. The current model, comprising three tiers of self-identification, community-identification and descent, is an attempt to capture a legal Aboriginality that closely mirrors Aboriginal self-understanding. Although occasionally outwardly determined by the courts, this definition of Aboriginality increasingly turns inward as a model for determining the membership of Aboriginal statutory bodies, Aboriginal Lands Councils ('ALC') and Aboriginal Corporations ('AC'), those same bodies also conferring Confirmations of Aboriginality for administrative purposes.

      PubDate: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 11:43:29 GMT
  • Volume 20 Foreword
    • Abstract: Carey, Nick; Port, Phoebe
      PubDate: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 11:43:29 GMT
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