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Prisons in India - Current State, Problems and Solutions

Prisons in India are governed by the Prison Act 1894, and covered under the State List in the Seventh Schedule of the constitution.

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Francis Boucher facing three new charges after leaving Montreal jail

Francis Boucher is facing three new charges after surrendering to authorities following several days on the lam.

The son of former Hells Angels boss Maurice (Mom) Boucher was charged this afternoon with identity theft, escaping lawful custody and being unlawfully at large. 81 more words

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Convicts at America’s oldest women’s prison are exploding the myth of its benevolent founders

In 1873, two Quaker reformers living in Indiana, shocked by allegations of sexual abuse of female prisoners at the state’s unisex institution, pushed the state to fund the Indiana Reformatory Institute for Women and Girls: the first totally separate women’s prison established in the United States. 2,910 more words


Changing prisons in challenging times

On 16 March 2015, Middlesex University hosted a roundtable seminar ‘Changing prisons in challenging times’. Event organiser Dr Jenni Ward, Senior Lecturer in Criminology at Middlesex, reports. 974 more words

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