Kathleen Daly & Elena Marchetti
Kathleen Daly is Professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Griffith University. Her longstanding research interests are social inequalities, crime and justice. In addition to working with Professor Elena Marchetti on Indigenous sentencing courts, she is author of Redressing Institutional Abuse of Children (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014).
Elena Marchetti is a Professor of Law at Griffith Law School, Griffith University, and she is the Deputy Chair of the Queensland Sentencing Advisory Council. She is the author of Indigenous Courts, Culture and Partner Violence (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019).
Reassessing the reoffending question
To reduce Indigenous incarceration will require significant change in the rates of criminalising Indigenous people, and for rates of criminalisation to decline will require changes to criminal laws and procedures, along with a sustained policy focus on reducing social and economic disadvantage of Indigenous people.