Part of the point of this fortnightly (or so) summary is to capture the follies of those who rule over us or who would like to do so. 2,168 more words
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The following overview sets out a summary of a recent workshop on access to justice hosted by the Open Society Justice Initiative (OSJI) and Organisation of Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD). 1,565 more words
Debates in Westminster Hall take place away from the main Commons chamber and generally serve to raise awareness of the subject matter. Access to justice, debated this Wednesday, is an important topic, covering current MoJ “whiplash reforms” (small claims limit for personal injuries and general damages for minor soft tissue injuries) as well as employment tribunal fees, legal aid and court closures. 999 more words
A letter from the Ministry of Justice landed on my doormat yesterday morning. I was expecting it and with trepidation it was opened and carefully read. 470 more words
Jenny Swift’s death while on remand at HMP Doncaster is a stark reminder the fight for transgender rights must continue.
The death of Jenny Swift while on remand at HMP Doncaster, a category B male prison described by inspectors in 2016 as “very poor” and “violent”, has once again highlighted the need for the ongoing strengthening of transgender rights in the UK. 794 more words
At least 60 inmates have taken control of a wing at HMP Swaleside on the Isle of Sheppey in Kent.
The Prison Officers Association have confirmed that there is an ‘ongoing disturbance’ at the category B training prison, which is located close to the village of Eastchurch. 393 more words