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Those who plead not guilty are not 'gaming the system'

I increasingly experience two different criminal justice systems. One peopled by IT specialists, the police and their advocates, the CPS, and some tasked with driving efficiency in the courts....

By 
Penelope Gibbs
3 April 2017
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A sticking plaster on a failing prison system?

Wind the clock back 15 years to the Social Exclusion Unit report, Reducing re-offending by ex-prisoners. In there you will find a very bold statement by the Prime Minister: 'We need to...

By 
Richard Rowley
24 March 2017
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The meaninglessness of enshrining reform into law

'I will marry her myself'. The Judge's solution to the dilemma of accountability in Trial by Jury. 

I got into trouble when I suggested in a Perrie Lecture that...