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September 2003 Archives (International News)

9th September 2003

Speech: "Prisoners as enemies or prisoners as citizens? - The responsibility of the State"

By Vivien Stern, Senior Research Fellow International Centre for Prison Studies, Kings College London. Read more

12th September 2003

Driving the Point Home: A Strategy for Safer Tattooing in Canadian Prisons

This policy document reviews international evidence of prison tattooing and disease transmission and makes recommendations to reduce the harm of unsafe tattooing in Canadian prisons. Read more

22nd September 2003

U.S. Justice Calls Mandatory Sentences `Bad Policy'

Mandatory minimum sentences passed by Congress are "bad policy," U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer said yesterday. From the Associated Press. Read more