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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 - ...
Rules of Confinement :Time for Changing the Game
The female prison population has more than doubled since 1995 - with currently around 12.500 women sentenced to custody annually resulting in around 18-20000 children a year being affected by maternal incarceration. Sixty ...
Short but not sweet: exploring the impact of short sentences on mothers
(Children of Prisoners Europe is a non-profit organisation registered in, 2015-12)
This article introduces the joint research of Baldwin & Epstein in relation to short sentences of mothers. The article discusses the impact and injustice in relation to mothers and their children - the disproportionate ...
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 .
The Impact of Short Sentences on Mothers
(Criminal law & Justice, 2015-10-24)
This article, originally commissioned for the European Journal of Parental Imprisonment (Winter 2015 ed) explores the impact of short sentences on mothers , the appropriateness and proportionality of custodial sentences ...
Alternatives to Custody :Lucy Baldwin ConsidersThe Recent Prison Reform Trust Paper on the Sentencing of Mothers
This article considers the Prison Reform Trust (PRT) discussion paper released in November 2015.The PRT paper highlights the main themes of the paper - which incorporates reference to the long and short term impact of ...
What is the Purpose of Punishment
This article seeks to explore the political climate and its relationship with attitudes to punishment and perception of what actually constitutes punishment . It s a comment piece asking for a critical review of sentencing ...
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 ...