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Convict escapes capital punishment - Jakarta Post

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Convict escapes capital punishmentJakarta PostThe Supreme Court has once again annulled a death sentence handed down to a drug convict, reducing it to life sentence, at a time when the government is pledging to increase the use of capital punishment.
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Justice goes to prison to weigh Mich. sentencing system - The Detroit News

Justice goes to prison to weigh Mich. sentencing system - The Detroit News | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
The new justice wanted to experience the process to assess inmates; a prison official requested judges provide more info
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Overflowing prisons are seeing people locked for days in harsh, threatening temporary cells

Overflowing prisons are seeing people locked for days in harsh, threatening temporary cells | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
The NSW Law Society warns people are being held for days in correctional centres which are designed to temporarily hold accused persons before they go to remand because the state's remand centres are full.
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Cessnock Correctional Centre recruit training: photos, video

Cessnock Correctional Centre recruit training: photos, video | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
A group of trainee casual correctional officers participated in a riot control exercise at Cessnock Correctional Centre on Friday.
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Fighting domestic violence shouldn't mean revoking Aboriginal rights

Fighting domestic violence shouldn't mean revoking Aboriginal rights | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
If governments truly want to protect Aboriginal women, why are they cutting back the very services which save lives?
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Australia’s ice ‘epidemic’: ‘service cuts, scare campaigns, stigma not the answer to complex issue’ –

Australia’s ice ‘epidemic’: ‘service cuts, scare campaigns, stigma not the answer to complex issue’ – | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
The Federal Coalition last week announced it was launching a new advertising campaign aimed at educating families and the broader community about the dangers of the drug ice, or crystal methamphetamine. Health Minister Sussan Ley said it would assist the National Ice Taskforce, announced last month by the Prime Minister. See its key points in [...]
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Domestic violence: ability to check partner's past considered by NSW

Domestic violence: ability to check partner's past considered by NSW | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Discussion paper is released that could pave the way to the creation of Australia’s first domestic violence register
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Reforming ROA 1974 - An Opportunity to Compete - Recruit With Conviction

Further delays to reforming the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 in Scotland would restrict the effectiveness of government policies on welfare to work, diversity, health and reducing re-offending . The news on 20 May 2015 that the Scottish Government are consulting on proposals to change this is very welcome. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-32800432 Recruit With Conviction employer workshops consistently … Continue reading Reforming ROA 1974 – An Opportunity to Compete →
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Prison reform is making life inside prison worse, not better - Quartz

Prison reform is making life inside prison worse, not better - Quartz | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Americans may be only 5% of the world population, but we now have a quarter of the world's prisoners.
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Crime gangs and terrorists form an unholy alliance, reports ACCC

Crime gangs and terrorists form an unholy alliance, reports ACCC | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
AUSTRALIAN organised crime gangs are financing terrorism and smuggling illegal immigrants into the country.
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Muslim parents speak out about tackling Islamic extremism

Muslim parents speak out about tackling Islamic extremism | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Muslim community leaders and parents discuss their approach to countering the propaganda spread by Islamic extremists.
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Card helps curb 'national emergency' of domestic violence

Card helps curb 'national emergency' of domestic violence | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
A button is pressed, police are alerted and a life is potentially saved. Learn about the device designed to curb Australia's horrifying rate of domestic violence.
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Child domestic violence offenders in shadows

Child domestic violence offenders in shadows | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
One of the most insidious qualities of domestic violence is that victims rarely report their abuser. Imagine if that abuser was your child?
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Indigenous-run social programs the solution to high prison rate, forum told

Indigenous-run social programs the solution to high prison rate, forum told | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Melbourne legal forum told the best way to drive down Indigenous incarceration rate is to ‘empower local communities to design change’
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Data is changing our approach to prisons (and saving us money, too) - Sunlight Foundation (blog)

Data is changing our approach to prisons (and saving us money, too) - Sunlight Foundation (blog) | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
(Photo credit: my_southborough/Flickr) Earlier this year, former Attorney General Eric Holder addressed a crowd of conservatives and liberals that included both representatives from Koch Industries and the American Civil Liberties Union.
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Funding cut for remote Aboriginal domestic violence shelter will 'put lives at risk' - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Funding cut for remote Aboriginal domestic violence shelter will 'put lives at risk' - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
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Working on death row: 'We're all going to die – but we do choose whether to kill'

Working on death row: 'We're all going to die – but we do choose whether to kill' | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Richard Bourke, who gave up a career in Melbourne to work with death penalty cases in Louisiana, says in his TEDx talk that the work has moments of beauty
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How crime data is changing our approach to prisons (and saving us money, too) - Sunlight Foundation (blog)

How crime data is changing our approach to prisons (and saving us money, too) - Sunlight Foundation (blog) | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
(Photo credit: my_southborough/Flickr) Earlier this year, former Attorney General Eric Holder addressed a crowd of conservatives and liberals that included both representatives from Koch Industries and the American Civil Liberties Union.
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What the Coroner's Court report reveals about domestic violence

What the Coroner's Court report reveals about domestic violence | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
In the past 10 years, there was no single case in NSW where a male victim was killed by an abusive female partner.
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Pa. county to analyze more effective way to move prisoners - CorrectionsOne

Pa. county to analyze more effective way to move prisoners - CorrectionsOne | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
By Mark Gilger The News-Item SUNBURY — A cost-benefit analysis will be conducted to determine if the county continues to use correctional officers to transport prisoners to and
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Australia urged to recruit Islamic State 'kids' to deradicalisation drive

Australia urged to recruit Islamic State 'kids' to deradicalisation drive | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
A terrorism and deradicalisation expert says the Federal Government needs to do more to understand what causes extremism.
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Ballarat victims share horrific accounts from sex abuse 'hotspot'

Ballarat victims share horrific accounts from sex abuse 'hotspot' | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
As the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse begins its first public hearings in Ballarat, five victims call for recognition, justice and a national scheme to support survivors.
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My descent into the meth trap: a professional woman's battle with ice

My descent into the meth trap: a professional woman's battle with ice | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
From diet pills at 15 to an out-of-control ice addiction at 44, Virginia Perkins had a long history of swapping one bad habit for another, like a lot of addicts in denial.
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Prison officers at risk as prison population grows

Prison officers at risk as prison population grows | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
"We are in situations that are as dangerous as the ones police face."
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