Letitia Smith

About Letitia Smith

Letitia is in her fourth year of study, working towards a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Criminal Justice.

The Over-Representation Of Indigenous Peoples In Prisons Today

While there are numerous problems in the western prison systems of today, one issue stands out above all, and this is the over-representation of indigenous peoples in prisons. This report will focus only on the indigenous peoples of three countries: the New Zealand Maori, the Indigenous Canadians, and the Australian […]

Defending Human Rights Is Not A Crime: Activists Detained By Turkish Government

Last week, eight human rights activists were detained without cause while attending a digital security and information management workshop at a hotel in Buyuada, Turkey, as a result of a raid conducted by security forces. These activists were all relatively high profile, and the group included members of Women’s Coalition; […]

Anyone Can Be A Hero: The Effects Of Digital Vigilante Justice On World Peace

Recently there have been significant malware attacks occurring globally. While these attacks are nuisances and appear to be against the law, these cyber hackers attempted to justify their actions by claiming the attack was primarily against devices that do not meet cyber security standards. It is clear these hackers see […]