Transformative Justice & Ending Child Abuse

Transformative Justice & Ending Child Abuse

Source: http://www.crimeandjustice.org.uk/resources/ending-child-sex-abuse-five-generations Helen Mills on the potential of generationFIVE, an initiative to end child sexual abuse in five generations. By: Helen Mills     Date: Tuesday, 25 November, 2014 ‘There is a…

Self-Harm: the Unseen Prison Epidemic

Self-Harm: the Unseen Prison Epidemic

By Alex Cavendish Source: http://prisonuk.blogspot.co.uk/2014/11/self-harm-unseen-prison-epidemic.html The rising number of prisoners who commit suicide whilst in custody in our prisons tends to be making the news headlines at the moment. The…

Prisons Are Destroying Communities and Making All of Us Less Safe

Prisons Are Destroying Communities and Making All of Us Less Safe

Isolation does not “rehabilitate” people. Disappearance does not deter harm. And prison does not keep us safe. Maya Schenwar, November 11, 2014 Source: http://www.thenation.com/article/190065/prisons-are-destroying-communities-and-making-all-us-less-safe Inmates are housed in three tier…

Wrexham super prison plan delayed

Wrexham super prison plan delayed

The building of a £250m super prison was dramatically delayed last night after the proposals were blasted. Angry Wrexham councillors slammed the fine details of the scheme to build the…

Giving up using criminal justice to solve social problems

Giving up using criminal justice to solve social problems

Source: http://www.crimeandjustice.org.uk/resources/i-would-give-using-criminal-justice-solve-social-problems JM Moore calls for abolishing the ‘traitorous temptation of criminal justice’. When faced by the challenge of identifying ‘what bit of the criminal justice’ I would give up…

A World Without Prisons

A World Without Prisons

Inmates in California began a hunger strike in July, sparking renewed debate about the use of solitary confinement in US prisons.