In the planned colony of South Australia, Aboriginal people were to be British subjects, held accountable for their actions by English law, but fully entitled to its protection. However, the reality failed to meet the high expectations of LondonGÇÖs reformers. The dreams rapidly soured as British law struggled to protect the settlersGÇÖ interests and failed to protect Aboriginal lives and birthrights. In One Law for All? Alan Pope reveals how those complexities played out in the GÇÿcolony that was meant to do it betterGÇÖ.
One Law For All? Aboriginal people and criminal law in early South Australia
Aboriginal Studies Press
Aboriginal People and Criminal Law in Early South Australia
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