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Legal aid reforms - just another reason not to vote Conservative.

Following yesterdays dismissal of the judicial review against legal aid reforms by the Court of Appeal, it is important to realise just how disgusting the coalition’s decision to make such radical (and wrong) reforms to the legal aid system is. 107 more words


Polish Criminals in British Jails

The British Ministry of Justice has encountered difficulties with the extradition of Polish prisoners who have run away from Poland in order to avoid criminal prosecution or a custodial sentence. 116 more words


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HMP Oakwood

G4s, the private company that runs Birmingham & Oakwood prisons have been told by the Ministry of Justice to ban a penal reform charity from visiting those prisons to see the work they are doing to improve conditions behind bars. 234 more words

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9 key findings & 4 recommendations from the Commission on Sex in Prison report

Prisoners talk frankly about sex behind bars

The Commission on Sex in Prison published its fifth and final briefing paper today called Sex in prison: Experiences of former prisoners… 662 more words


Now you see it, now you... Funding for male rape victims – a deft sleight of hand?

Grants awarded from the ‘male victims of domestic and/or sexual violence fund’ (2011/12 and 2012/13) bizarrely side-stepped organisations dedicated to supporting male victims (1).  Thus, amongst the losers from that round of funding were several specialist organisations: 481 more words

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#BreakTheSilence? You could hear a pin drop! Gendered prioritisations and de/re-prioritisations in sexual victimization

On February 13th, 2014, the Ministry of Justice jubilantly announced that male victims of rape and sexual assault would – for the first time – receive dedicated funding from central government, and launched its ‘break the silence’ campaign. 158 more words

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