Clash of Systems: Indigenous People & Law
24 June 2011
This second semester intensive explores complexities in accommodating the coexistence of indigenous and non-indigenous legal and social systems.
Topics covered include:
Taught by Tanya Mitchell, it will compare and contrast Australian approaches to these dilemmas with those taken in other common law jurisdictions.
Tanya Mitchell is admitted as a Legal Practitioner to the Supreme Courts of SA and NSW.
Her experience is not limited to private practice.
In 2006, she returned to South Australia to work on the Children in State Care Commission of Inquiry into the sexual abuse of children in State Care under the auspices of the Honourable Mullighan QC.
She then travelled overseas and lived and worked in Ethiopia.
She previously taught at Macquarie University and her specialisation is criminal law.
She is also currently undertaking a postgraduate research degree at Sydney Law School.
The unit is available to study through the following Sydney Law School degree programmes:
For further enquiries or to apply or enrol, please contact the Postgraduate Team.
Contact: Greg Sherington
Phone: +61 2 9351 0202