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A Typology of Relationships between State and Non-State Justice Systems

Forsyth, Miranda


The literature on non-state justice in more than 20 states is surveyed to provide an analysis of the range of possible relationships between state and non-state justice systems. The following models are considered with respect to their advantages and disadvantages, and the circumstances in which they should be considered: 1.Repression of a non-state justice system by the state system. 2.Formal independence between the systems but tacit acceptance by the state of a non-state justice...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: The Journal of Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law
DOI: 10.1080/07329113.2007.10756615


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