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Calif. voters retain death penalty despite costs - The Seattle Times

Calif. voters retain death penalty despite costs - The Seattle Times | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Calif. voters retain death penalty despite costsThe Seattle TimesCalif. voters retain death penalty despite costs.
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The story of the chair: how a brutal device was brought in to Australia's youth jails

The story of the chair: how a brutal device was brought in to Australia's youth jails | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
In footage which sparked a global outcry, Dylan Voller was hooded and tied up in a restraint chair with straps at his ankles, wrists and neck. The Northern Territory’s chief minister admits it ‘didn’t look good on television’
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Prison officers 'scared to go into work' at Salford jail

Prison officers 'scared to go into work' at Salford jail | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it

One officer at Forest Bank has revealed that staff are scared of standing up to high profile criminals for fear of repercussions on the 'outside'
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Data gaps mean Indigenous incarceration rates may be even worse than we thought

Data gaps mean Indigenous incarceration rates may be even worse than we thought | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
The official data show incarceration rates of Indigenous people have doubled since the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody 25 years ago. But the problem may be even worse than that.
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What drugs do people buy off the darknet?

What drugs do people buy off the darknet? | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Fascinating exploration of the most popular darknet purchases including detailed analysis of the popularity of different drugs.
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Is a royal commission the best response to the NT juvenile justice crisis?

Is a royal commission the best response to the NT juvenile justice crisis? | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
We already have the evidence base for the problems in juvenile detention. What we need is the political will and leadership to end the abuse.
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Explainer: juvenile detention state by state

Explainer: juvenile detention state by state | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Shocking footage at Darwin's Don Dale juvenile youth detention centre has cast the spotlight on to Australia's juvenile justice system and force deploye
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Malcolm Turnbull will not broaden inquiry into NT juvenile detention

Malcolm Turnbull will not broaden inquiry into NT juvenile detention | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
The prime minister says royal commission needs to focus on getting answers in the Northern Territory, otherwise ‘it would go on for years’
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NT prisons boss warns staff against wearing uniform

NT prisons boss warns staff against wearing uniform | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
NT prison staff are urged to consider whether it is safe to wear their uniforms in public in the wake of the Four Corners report into youth detention.
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NT prison authorities knew about 'Guantanamo' hood vision last year

NT prison authorities knew about 'Guantanamo' hood vision last year | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Vision of teenager Dylan Voller hooded, tied to a chair and left in solitary confinement that was shown last night on Four Corners might have shocked Australia, but NT prison authorities knew about it a long time ago.
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Prevalence of HIV Infection and Risk Behaviors Among Younger and Older Injecting Drug Users in the United States, 2009

Prevalence of HIV Infection and Risk Behaviors Among Younger and Older Injecting Drug Users in the United States, 2009 | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
This study compared HIV sero-prevalence and risk behaviors between younger and older injecting drug users (IDUs). IDUs aged ≥18 years were interviewed for the 2009 National HIV Behavioral Surveillance System. Using GEE regression, we assesse
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COLUMN: How prison is making life even harder for Hamilton County's poor children and families

COLUMN: How prison is making life even harder for Hamilton County's poor children and families | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
If you think the nation's war on crime has only been tough on the men and women who have been locked up in prisons, think again.
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'It happens in just about every prison': rehabilitated prisoner says Don Dale incidents come as 'no surprise'

'It happens in just about every prison': rehabilitated prisoner says Don Dale incidents come as 'no surprise' | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Mervyn Eades is no stranger to the justice system. He spent close to two decades behind bars - all before reaching the age of 31 - and says it’s “no surprise” that Indigenous children were treated in such a barbaric way in an Australian corrections system. “It happens in just about every prison behind closed doors and it’s stuff that the wider society doesn't see,” Mr Eades said. It happens in just about every prison behind closed doors
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Will post-sentence detention of convicted terrorists make Australia any safer?

Will post-sentence detention of convicted terrorists make Australia any safer? | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
A post-sentence regime for convicted terrorists will only keep Australians safe if an accurate assessment of risk is possible.
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Union warns against changes to sentence cuts for inmates' good behaviour

Union warns against changes to sentence cuts for inmates' good behaviour | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
There are concerns a review of a law allowing Tasmanian prisoners earlier release for good behaviour is a knee-jerk reaction that could backfire.
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NT prison scandal deepens with claims boys forced to fight for food

NT prison scandal deepens with claims boys forced to fight for food | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
The Northern Territory's juvenile prison scandal is getting worse with claims children behind bars were forced to fight for food and eat bird droppings.
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Abuse in youth detention is not restricted to the Northern Territory

Abuse in youth detention is not restricted to the Northern Territory | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
The shocking incidents at the Don Dale Youth Detention Centre, revealed this week, are not in isolation.
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The NT has known about this for years. So why has nothing happened?

The NT has known about this for years. So why has nothing happened? | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
ABC reporter Kate Wild has been covering the treatment of children in the NT juvenile justice system for years. She explains why it has taken so long for politicians to take action.
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Hepatitis C could be eliminated as public health threat

Hepatitis C could be eliminated as public health threat | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
There is hope hepatitis C could be eliminated as a public health threat in Australia within the next 10 to 15 years.
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Inside troubled life of boy shackled and hooded in Darwin prison

Inside troubled life of boy shackled and hooded in Darwin prison | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
THE Alice Springs teenager, whose mistreatment in a Northern Territory juvenile facility helped prompt a Royal Commission, has penned an poignant open letter to Australians.
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Crime rate drop linked to vocational education

Crime rate drop linked to vocational education | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
A significant drop in Victoria's crime rates has been linked to the state's massive expansion of vocational education and training.
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Death in Prison: The Top 3 Killers

Death in Prison: The Top 3 Killers | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
By: Joseph Dole II, Contributing Writer



Due to the media’s distortion of prison life and the people incarcerated there, most of society envisions Illinois “max joints” to be a milieu of nonstop rape and murder. Admittedly, there is a lot of fighting among
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From Playground to Prison: Supporting a grandchild with a parent in prison by Patrice Lawrence - Grandparents Plus

From Playground to Prison: Supporting a grandchild with a parent in prison by Patrice Lawrence - Grandparents Plus | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
From Playgroup to Prison: Supporting a grandchild with a parent in prison By Patrice Lawrence, Development Officer, Clinks There is a heart-breaking book called ‘The Road to Low Newton’.  It is based on a photographic project about the lives of … Continue reading →
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Addressing mass incarceration with evidence-based reform

Addressing mass incarceration with evidence-based reform | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Across partisan, ideological, and racial lines, Americans are rethinking the country’s criminal justice system. In this post, William Galston and Elizabeth McElvein look at the evidence behind the state of the nation's criminal justice system.
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Texas Prison Spending Up Three Times School Rate. Oh, Sure, That'll Work.

Texas Prison Spending Up Three Times School Rate. Oh, Sure, That'll Work. | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
And in Dallas, some leaders work on ways to turn that equation around.
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Why Poor, Low-Level Offenders Often Plead to Worse Crimes

Why Poor, Low-Level Offenders Often Plead to Worse Crimes | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Whether or not a person stays in jail before going to trial often affects the outcome of his or her case.
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