Examples Of Overrepresentation Of Aboriginal People In Justice System

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There are many theories that could provide an expatiation to overrepresentation of Aboriginal people in justice system. First is the culture clash theory that was purposed by the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples (RCAP) (1996), this theory suggests that the overrepresentation occurs when Aboriginal people’s value does not fit to justice system, due to the fact that Aboriginal people concept of justice is different than Euro-Canadian concept. An example of culture clash theory that contributes in overrepresentation of Aboriginal people is a result of non-Aboriginal people understanding the cultural norms of an Aboriginal community. An example of differences in Aboriginal community and non-Aboriginal community is that for Aboriginal

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