Swallowed Up: Drug Couriers At The Borders of Canadian Sentencing

Williams, Toni and Lawrence, S.N. (2006) Swallowed Up: Drug Couriers At The Borders of Canadian Sentencing. University of Toronto Law Journal, 56 (4). pp. 285-332. ISSN 0042-0220. (Access to this publication is restricted)

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Abstract

The article discusses the criticism on the enforcement practice towards women drug offenders in Canada. Critics claimed that women drug offenders have experienced inequalities of judgment. The use of social context does not contribute to transformative change, however, it confirms the degraded position of women of color and the unreasonable imposition of punishment. The impact of racial discrimination on black women drug offenders is also discussed.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: K Law
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > Kent Law School
Depositing User: C.A.R. Kennedy
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2007 18:37
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2012 08:18
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/946 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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