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Prisoners sign up for law degrees – The Guardian

“Legal degrees are proving popular with prisoners and ex-convicts – but can they ever become solicitors?”

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The Guardian, 25th April 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Bamber challenges whole-life tariffs in European court – BBC News

“Jeremy Bamber and two other killers are to ask the European Court of Human Rights to rule on whole-life sentences.”

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BBC News, 26th February 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Criminal justice reform at a time of austerity: what needs to be done? – The Guardian

“A criminologist reflects on lessons to learn from the way in which governments, New Labour in particular, have approached crime.”

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The Guardian, 11th February 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Spending cuts cut hit prisoner rehabilitation, watchdogs warn – Daily Telegraph

“Spending cuts could mean prisoners are not properly rehabilitated and fuel further overcrowding, a network of watchdog bodies warns today.”

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Daily Telegraph, 7th February 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Crispin Blunt outlines justice reforms – Ministry of Justice

“Crispin Blunt said criminal justice reforms such as payment by results for offender management, are vital to breaking the destructive cycle of crime and better protecting the public.”

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Ministry of Justice, 25th January. 2011

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Time to break the cycle of crime and reoffending – Ministry of Justice

“A radical reform of the criminal justice system to punish criminals more effectively and reduce reoffending was announced today by Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke.”

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Ministry of Justice, 7th December 2010

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Bar Council Welcomes Government’s ‘Sensible and Rational’ Approach to Sentencing Reform – The Bar Council

“The Bar Council, which represents barristers in England and Wales, has welcomed the publication of the Government’s ‘sensible and rational’ Green Paper entitled Breaking the Cycle: Effective Punishment, Rehabilitation and Sentencing of Offenders, but has warned that the Government must look at the system in the round, and protect against unintended consequences.”

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The Bar Council, 8th December 2010

Source: www.barcouncil.org.uk


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