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August 2014 Archives (International News)

11th August 2014

UK Report: ‘We should operate with a Presumption Against Imprisonment’ PDF documents

Prison should not be the ‘default sentence’, leading UK criminal justice experts argued in a report recently published (July 3rd 2014). Read more

12th August 2014

Canadian Report on Pre-Trial Detention: 'Set Up To Fail'

The Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) recently released a report, ‘Set Up To Fail: Bail and the Revolving Door of Pre-Trial Detention,’ which considers the use of pre-trial detention in the country. Read more