Julian Murphy

Julian R Murphy

Julian R Murphy is a criminal lawyer at the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency, where he has appeared at over a dozen different bush courts, from the Tanami Desert to the Tiwi Islands. The views expressed here are his own, and do not necessarily reflect those of his employer.


Courting injustice

ReportageONE HUNDRED YEARS ago, colonial criminal law applied to Indigenous people in the bush was rough justice, if it was any sort of justice at all. Historical surveys describe police officers and judges visiting remote communities in a whirlwind...

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