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Research at a Glance: Indigenous Overrepresentation in the Criminal Justice System (CJS) Young people identified overrepresentation of the Indigenous population in Canada’s Criminal Justice System (CJS) as unfair, and largely a result of societal discrimination as well as systemic discrimination in the justice system. They also felt that it was symptomatic of the poverty and intergenerational trauma affecting Indigenous communities. 2018-11-22 Department of Justice Canada open_Government@justice.gc.ca LawPersonsSociety and CultureYoung offendersAboriginal affairsAboriginal peoplesAboriginal youthCriminal justiceLegal issuesResearch Indigenous Overrepresentation in the Criminal Justice System (CJS)HTML https://www.justice.gc.ca/fra/pr-rp/jr/rco-rg/2018/june03.html Indigenous Overrepresentation in the Criminal Justice System (CJS)PDF https://www.justice.gc.ca/fra/pr-rp/jr/rco-rg/2018/june03.pdf Indigenous Overrepresentation in the Criminal Justice System (CJS)PDF https://www.justice.gc.ca/eng/rp-pr/jr/rg-rco/2018/june03.pdf Indigenous Overrepresentation in the Criminal Justice System (CJS)HTML https://www.justice.gc.ca/eng/rp-pr/jr/rg-rco/2018/june03.html

Research at a Glance: Indigenous Overrepresentation in the Criminal Justice System (CJS)

Young people identified overrepresentation of the Indigenous population in Canada’s Criminal Justice System (CJS) as unfair, and largely a result of societal discrimination as well as systemic discrimination in the justice system. They also felt that it was symptomatic of the poverty and intergenerational trauma affecting Indigenous communities.

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