April 2002 Volume 5, Issue 16

The April 2002 general issue of the Indigenous Law Bulletin includes news & updates, feature articles, community talk pieces, stirrings pieces and two book reviews.

News & Updates      

Towards regional government in the Torres Strait
by Garth Nettheim 

United Nations Report on Racism and Indigenous Australians
by Ian Gould 


The United Nations Draft Declaration 2002
by Megan Davis

Unfit to plead: Unsentenced prisoners in Western Australia
by John van der Giezen & Prem-Tej Sacha

Community Talk      

A Comment on Aboriginal cultural heritage protection in Australia
by Dale Kerwin & Mick Leon

A day in the life of an Aboriginal Legal Service lawyer
by Tauri D’Eatough


The Rights to Waters Project
summary compiled by Neva Collings

A check on police brutality: Vernon Moran, the State of New South Wales and the police
by Stephen Friend

Book Reviews

Words and silences: Aboriginal women, politics and land
edited by Peggy Brock
reviewed by Felicia Fletcher

Emerging justice: essays on Indigenous rights in Canada and Australia
by Kent McNeil
reviewed by Kevin Williams


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