Lawyers Release Sweeping Study of Indigenous Deaths in Custody


Despite a Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody over 25 years ago, numbers have only increased across all states and territories.

In a sweeping 3 year study, a team of law students from the University of Queensland, have analysed over 500 custody inquest findings, detailing specifics of each case, from cause of death to coronial recommendation.

Now live, the online database is open to the general public in the hopes of promoting awareness of the long-standing issues in desperate need of reform.

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