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Texting, terrorising ex who repeatedly breached family violence orders dies in prison | Age

A man who terrorised his partner in hundreds of offensive text messages has died in prison – just before he was to be sentenced under a Victorian law recently toughened for repeated breaches of family violence orders. 70 more words

Prison

The Points Interview: Joseph F. Spillane

EDITOR’S NOTE: Points is pleased to welcome our fearless co-founder, Joe Spillane, an Associate Professor of History and Associate Dean for Student Affairs at the University of Florida. 587 more words

Points Interviews

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The Points blog has an interview with Joe Spillane the author of new book from John Hopkins University Press entitled Coxsackie: The Life and Death of Prison Reform. Spillane's book focuses on a failed experiment in New York that sought to reform young men instead of simply punishing them. Unfortunately, New York's experiment was a complete disaster. Spillane's book helps explain why that happened.

Wine & Bottles: A metaphor & a methodology for mainstreaming TJ, by David Wexler

In this new Blog, we hope to include very short pieces relating to the “mainstreaming” of therapeutic jurisprudence (TJ) — that is, the use of TJ principles, practices, and techniques in the “ordinary” legal system, particularly in the criminal law context. 1,011 more words

Introduction

Social Action & Criminal Justice Transformation

Normally this Blog, “Finn’s Prison”, will relate part of the stories found in The Mysterious Story of Gitano Cervantes or update them, but from time to time it will branch out to communicate news about various efforts to address the many needs found in our criminal justice system. 695 more words

Criminal Justice System

The Future: Part IV

Future of Policing Essays: American Policing in 2022

Part IV

During the next few weeks I will be publishing excerpts from twenty or more of these essays with the hope of generating some discussion on what these police leaders and academics have to say about the future of our men and women in blue. 767 more words

Police

Hinch to meet Bleijie over sex offender register | Brisbane Times

Derryn Hinch believes Queensland is primed to become the first Australian state to introduce a US-style public sex offender register, and reckons Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie is the man who can push it through. 47 more words

Queensland

The Future: Part III

Future of Policing Essays: American Policing in 2022

Part III

During the next few weeks I will be publishing excerpts from twenty or more of these essays with the hope of generating some discussion on what these police leaders and academics have to say about the future of our men and women in blue. 691 more words

Police