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Mothers in Jail: At What price Justice.
(Inside Time Prison Newspaper, 2015-06)
This article explores the 'cost' of sending mothers to prison emotionally socially, psychologically and economically. ..The article explores the apparent justification of custody over community based alternatives - ...
Custody or Community:balancing the risk of reoffending and risk of harm aganst the 'need' for custodial sentences
This article explores proportionality in relation to punishment and particularly considers whether custody is the most appropriate option - specifically in relation to low level offending. The article considers Sentencers ...
Bish ,Bosh ,Out
(Jail Mail National Prison Newspaper, 2015-05)
This article explores the over use of short sentences and the potential negative implications of the newly required minimum 12 month post sentence supervision of prisoners who have served a sentence of more than a day .
Parents in Prison :Fair doesnt have to mean same .
(Jail Mail National Prison Newspaper, 2015-06)
This article explores the interpretation of 'equal ' treatment and proportionality of punishment in relation to mothers and fathers sentenced to custody . It argues that 'punishment' is often disproportionate in relation ...
Mothers Behind Bars
(Countrywide Publications, 2015-07)
This article highlights the issue of the increasing number of mothers behind bars and the failure of the courts to adhere to the Article 8 Rights of the Child (ECHR)