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October 2003 Archives (International News)

16th October 2003

Prison-based syringe exchange programmes: a review of international research and development

By Kate Dolan, Scott Rutter and Alex D. Wodak. National Drug and Alcohol Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. © 2003 Society for the Study of Addiction to Alcohol and Other Drugs Read more

22nd October 2003

Prison Privatisation in the United Kingdom by Stephen Nathan

from Capitalist Punishment: Prison Privatization and Human Rights by Andrew Coyle, Allison Campbell, Rodney Neufeld, eds. Clarity Press/Z Books, 2003. Read more

23rd October 2003

New Study by the Justice Policy Institute Reveals Startling Racial Disparities in Maryland Prisons: African Americans Make Up 90% of Incarcerated Drug Offenders

Among its findings, the report showed that while African Americans make up only 28% of Maryland's population, African Americans make up 68% of drug arrests, and 90% of people incarcerated for drug offenses. Read more

24th October 2003

International comparisons of criminal justice statistics 2001

This bulletin brings together statistical information on criminal justice collected by the Home Office and the Council of Europe. The data covers all the European Union Member States, the EU accession countries and selected other countries. Read more