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In Florida, victims have few protections to keep criminals behind bars from contacting them. There is no standing prohibition against inmates writing to their victims, nor is there a process to keep victims' home addresses out of reach.
Cherie Blair [Booth] is to head an investigation into whether keeping offenders out of jail could be more effective in cutting crime figures. The Prime Minister's wife will take on the role of president of a commission on English prisons set up by the Howard League for Penal Reform.
With our prison population already much higher than our western European neighbours, surely one priority for the new department - a rethink on penal policy - cannot come quickly enough. The new ministry offers a fresh start in which prison can be genuinely used as a last resort, and the sharp and unnecessary rise in the population since 1992 can be reversed.
Lo insists on his Web site that any monies he reaps go to Gloucester book dealer Gregory Gibson, 61, the father of 18-year-old Galen Gibson, whom Lo shot dead... . “I need to do something to give back to my victims,” Lo, who also killed Nacunan Saez, 37, opines online. “I will never be able to fully repay for what I have taken from this world, but it doesn’t mean I shouldn’t try.”
"Until now, the government has yet to officially acknowledge and stop this egregious practice of police child detention and torture, notwithstanding protests aired by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child and the UN Human Rights Committee against this inhumanity," the Coalition to Stop Child Detention Through Restorative Justice said in a statement Tuesday.
This is a comprehensive overview of UK sentencing policy by Lord Chief Justice Lord Phillips, chairman of the Sentencing Guidelines Council of England and Wales. The address was apparently given to a delegation of officials from Ghana and is printed in the Ghanaian newspaper The Statesman.
Inmates make up to $24 per month working with the prison's food services, maintenance or grounds crews. The prison also allows women to make eye glasses for other inmates or American flags, said Elizabeth Wright, assistant to the warden. By law, the prison must allow an inmate to keep $10 per month for personal needs, such as candy and toiletries, Wright said. If Carroll makes the maximum, she could be eligible to pay $14 per month, meaning it would take her more than 501 years to pay the debt without assistance.
An executive who lied on financial documents to secure bank loans and keep his sinking company afloat was sentenced Wednesday to 2 1/2 years in prison and $51 million in restitution.
At the launch of his long-awaited policy review, partly aimed at the local elections bit also to put his final imprint on future plans, Tony Blair will set out a vision of personalised public services and early intervention. The prime minister will insist it is no longer good enough for public services to be shaped by providers rather than the taxpayers who fund them.
This is what we observed: the mother of an adult son killed in his jail cell in conversation with the man convicted of his murder; a young woman confronting the man she used to call "da da" and who strangled her mother to death when she was four years old; and, a new mother reconciling with the man she trusted most in the world who one random evening raped her at knife point while she begged for mercy. This is no touchy-feeley extravaganza. This is the hard, courageous work of of reconciliation and emotional healing in response to the most heinous crimes imaginable.
A man wrongly imprisoned nearly 25 years for rape is set to get a $1.2 million payback from the state. Today, the Georgia House will consider paying Robert Clark that much in restitution for his time in prison for a 1981 attack before DNA evidence cleared his name two years ago.
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