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Taking justice into custody: the legal needs of prisoners  ( 2008 )  Cite this report

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A2JLNAccess to Justice and Legal Needs
ABSAustralian Bureau of Statistics
ADVOApprehended Domestic Violence Order
AJACAboriginal Justice Advisory Council
ALIAAustralian Library and Information Association
ALSAboriginal Legal Service
ATSIAboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
AVL Audio Visual Link
AVOApprehended Violence Order
BOCSARBureau of Crime Statistics and Research
CJSNCriminal Justice Support Network
CLCCommunity Legal Centre
CRCCommunity Restorative Centre
CSAChild Support Agency
Cth AGDAttorney General’s Department (Commonwealth)
DCSDepartment of Corrective Services (NSW)
DIACDepartment of Immigration and Citizenship (Commonwealth)
DOCSDepartment of Community Services (NSW)
DOHDepartment of Housing (NSW)
DSPDisability Support Pension
DUMADrug Use Monitoring in Australia project
DVDomestic violence
FCAFamily Court of Australia
FoundationLaw and Justice Foundation of New South Wales
HREOCHuman Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission
IARCImmigration Advice and Rights Centre
ICACIndependent Commission Against Corruption
IDCInmate Development Committee
IDRSIntellectual Disability Rights Service
IHSInmate Health Survey, conducted by Justice Health
LAQLegal Aid Queensland
LIACLegal Information Access Centre of the State Library
LRCLaw Reform Commission (NSW)
LRCWALaw Reform Commission (Western Australia)
MIN Master Index Number
MRRCMetropolitan Reception and Remand Centre
NAIDOCNational Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee
NESBNon-English Speaking Background
NSWNew South Wales
NVivoQSR NUD*IST Vivo software analysis program
OFTOffice of Fair Trading (NSW)
OIMSOffender Integrated Management System
PAAPrisoners’ Aid Association
PIACPublic Interest Advocacy Centre
PLSPrisoners Legal Service
RTARoads and Traffic Authority (NSW)
SAAPSupported Accommodation Assistance Program
SCRGSPSteering Committee for the Review of Government Service Provision
SDROState Debt Recovery Office
SORCSerious Offenders Review Council
SPAState Parole Authority (NSW)
SSATSocial Security Appeals Tribunal
TICATICA Default Tenancy Control System
VACROVictorian Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders
WAIS-RWechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Revised test


Grunseit, A, Forell, S & McCarron, E 2008, Taking justice into custody: the legal needs of prisoners, Law and Justice Foundation of NSW, Sydney