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A U-turn on the book ban is not enough

A U-turn on the book ban is not enough | Bathgate Academy - Crime and Law | Scoop.it
Chris Grayling's ban on sending prisoners underwear or toothpaste is a purposeful humiliation programme.
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'It is time to end the war on drugs', says top UK police chief

'It is time to end the war on drugs', says top UK police chief | Bathgate Academy - Crime and Law | Scoop.it
Mike Barton, Durham's chief constable, says NHS 'could be used to supply addicts' and urges drugs policy revolution
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Behind-the-scenes with the Police Scotland Mounted Branch

Our police horses and their handlers train every week and work on different exercises in order to be prepared for any incident. Check out our video showcasin...
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Scots criminals twice as likely to be jailed

Scots criminals twice as likely to be jailed | Bathgate Academy - Crime and Law | Scoop.it
ALMOST twice as many offenders are jailed in Scotland, proportionally, than in England, figures show.
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Stop and search: on the streets with the police

Stop and search: on the streets with the police | Bathgate Academy - Crime and Law | Scoop.it
With its 9% success rate and disproportionate targeting of young black men, stop and search is widely blamed for public distrust of the police.
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Famous Trials - UMKC School of Law - Prof. Douglas Linder

Famous Trials - UMKC School of Law - Prof. Douglas Linder | Bathgate Academy - Crime and Law | Scoop.it
The Web's largest and most visited collection of
materials relating to famous trials, from Socrates to Clinton.
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Criminal escapes jail - despite 576 previous convictions

Criminal escapes jail - despite 576 previous convictions | Bathgate Academy - Crime and Law | Scoop.it
A shoplifter who had previously received 576 convictions and cautions received a fine rather than a custodial sentence in 2009, it has emerged.
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HMA v ROBERT RICHARD HOGAN - Judgments & Sentences - Judiciary of Scotland

Sentencing Statements
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HMA v LEE ANDERSON - Judgments & Sentences - Judiciary of Scotland

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Two prisoners sentenced to life for murdering child killer in jail

Two prisoners sentenced to life for murdering child killer in jail | Bathgate Academy - Crime and Law | Scoop.it
Judge says pair should never be considered for parole because of 'chilling' lack of emotion they showed after killing
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Which countries let prisoners vote? Interactive map

Which countries let prisoners vote? Interactive map | Bathgate Academy - Crime and Law | Scoop.it
Prisoners in the UK lost their appeal at the supreme court for their right to vote on Wednesday. Is Britain the only country to consider voting outside the sphere of fundamental human rights?
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Which countries let prisoners vote? Interactive map

Which countries let prisoners vote? Interactive map | Bathgate Academy - Crime and Law | Scoop.it
Prisoners in the UK lost their appeal at the supreme court for their right to vote on Wednesday. Is Britain the only country to consider voting outside the sphere of fundamental human rights?
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Two prison staff injured in disturbance at Scotland's newest jail

Two prison staff injured in disturbance at Scotland's newest jail | Bathgate Academy - Crime and Law | Scoop.it
The staff members were taken to hospital as a precaution after an incident at Low Moss Prison in Bishopbriggs.
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HMA v ALEC LEE ALLAN - Judgments & Sentences - Judiciary of Scotland

Sentencing Statements
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