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Bomb plotter wins parole challenge – The Independent

“A man jailed for 45 years for plotting to blow up an Israeli airliner won a High Court challenge today against Government refusals to allow his early release.”

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The Independent, 1st April 2011

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Killer wins ‘distress’ payout over parole delay – Daily Telegraph

“A criminal who killed a man in a pub brawl has won taxpayer-funded compensation because a delayed parole hearing breached his human rights.”

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Daily Telegraph, 16th March 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Terrorist jailed in 1986 contests minister’s refusal to release him – The Guardian

“A man jailed for 45 years for plotting to blow up an Israeli airliner flying out of Heathrow today challenged the government’s refusal to accept a parole board recommendation to release him.”

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The Guardian, 25th November 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Law Society calls for reform of murder sentencing – Law Society’s Gazette

“The Law Society has called on the government to look at introducing a three-tier system of sentencing for murder, after research published today revealed a lack of public support for the current mandatory life sentence.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 29th October 2010

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk

Prisoners on indeterminate sentences ‘left in limbo’ over parole dates – The Guardian

“The government should fast-track the parole hearings of almost 2,500 prisoners who have served their minimum sentence but are still being held in jail for ‘public protection’, a leading barrister has said.”

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The Guardian, 31st October 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Jon Venables case: inquiry ordered into parole supervision – The Guardian

“The Ministry of Justice is to review how Jon Venables, one of the young killers of James Bulger, was supervised after his release from custody in 2001.”

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The Guardian, 24th July 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Inside the Parole Board: how freedom is granted or denied for prisoners – The Guardian

“Unprecedented access opens door to the often publicly criticised, but little understood, workings of the Parole Board.”

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The Guardian, 19th July 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk


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