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Mothers Confined:part 2. Over the Threshold
(Halsbury Law Exchange, 2015-12-03)
This section of the 3 part article highlights the number of women serving custodial sentences for non violent offences and would therefore often be appropriately dealt with by means of a community disposal. The article ...
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 ...
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 Confined ;Part 1 Over the Threshold
(Halsbury Law Exchange, 2015-07-31)
This three part series for the Halsbury Law Exchange' think tank' explores issues surrounding the sentencing of mothers to custody. The article outlines areas where sentencers are 'failing' to take into account current ...
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)