September 2011 Archives (International News)

12th September 2011

UK: 'Community or Custody: Which Works Best?' (Final Report)

Make Justice Work have today published the findings of the National Enquiry, set up to investigate the efficacy and cost of short term prison sentences versus robust community based alternatives for low-level offenders. Read more

21st September 2011

US: 'Resolution, Reinvestment, and Realignment: Three Strategies for Changing Juvenile Justice'

A new report from the Research and Evaluation Center at John Jay College of Criminal Justice reviews the most prominent juvenile correctional reform models from the past 40 years. Read more

26th September 2011

Scotland: Prisoners win in "Slopping Out" ruling

Appeal judges have ruled that inmates can pursue damages after being subjected to the practice of slopping out from as far back as 1999. Read more

27th September 2011

(Northern Ireland) Publication of Review of Youth Justice System

Justice Minister David Ford today published a report which highlights recommendations for change in the youth justice system, and wider recommendations for children in Northern Ireland. Read more

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