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What are the prospects of short prison sentence reform?

Over 60 per cent of all those sentenced to prison in England and Wales are subject to a sentence of less than a year. The vast majority are sentenced to less than six months in custody.

By 
Helen Mills
2 July 2020
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Prison violence and the limits of reform

In May last year I was among more than a hundred organisational representatives who trooped over to the (unfortunately named given current events in Syria and Iraq) Isis youth prison in south east London.

By 
Richard Garside
4 July 2019
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Getting out of the prisons crisis

There are at least two ways of thinking about the prisons crisis and about what it would mean to get out the crisis.

First, we can think about the prison crisis as a crisis in prisons...

By 
Richard Garside
25 April 2019