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Smoke cannons and balloons let off outside Holloway Prison in feminist protest

But ministry of Justice defends its prison and probation spending

Feminist protesters let off balloons outside HMP Holloway yesterday to commemorate the 77 women who have died in prison in the last 10 years. 487 more words

News

Taiwan, China to investigate suspects deported from Kenya

QUARANTINE: China said that all 45 of the suspects deported from Kenya have confessed to committing fraud and are being kept in isolation to prevent collusion… 370 more words

Justice Select Committee part 3

I seem to be making a habit of this; on Wednesday 16th March I attended the Justice Select Committee for the third time, again listening to the Rt Hon Michael Gove MP being questioned by a team of MP’s. 352 more words

Offenders

Private prison providers fined £3.7m for contract breaches since 2010

Figures ‘low,’ gov claims, but campaigners highlight increase in violence 552 more words

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Look at what happens when you slash legal aid

By Chaminda Jayanetti

When the coalition government drove through the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act (LASPO) in 2012, it faced huge opposition from the legal profession and also in the House of Lords. 641 more words

Reports

Court on Camera; Roll up for the rapists and PAEDOS...or not.

In recent weeks and months I’ve watched as my profession makes itself look like Homer Simpson at the helm of Springfield’s nuclear power plant in reporting issues around the justice system. 802 more words

Birmingham Crown Court

Legal Aid - the sequence of MIAMs does not matter - official!

For some time, family mediators have been worrying about how their local Legal Aid Agency contract manager would interpret the policy governing the decision by the Government to offer free MIAMs (and first mediation sessions) to non-eligible parties where the other party is eligible for legally aided family mediation. 261 more words

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