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Serial abuser Mervyn Burton bashed boy nearly to death while on bail for beating four women

Serial abuser Mervyn Burton bashed boy nearly to death while on bail for beating four women | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
A SERIAL abuser was able to bash a four-year-old boy almost to death because he was repeatedly set free on bail for separate charges of beating four women.
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Hells Angel takes on bikie laws in court, but what are his chances?

Hells Angel takes on bikie laws in court, but what are his chances? | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Hells Angel Stefan Kuczborski has launched a constitutional challenge to more than a dozen sections of the Newman government’s notorious anti-bikie laws in Queensland. These include the Vicious Lawless…
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Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie | Prison Policy Initiative

Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie | Prison Policy Initiative | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Report showing the number of people who are locked up in different types of facilities and why.
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Consider more 'open jails' : HC tells Maharashtra govt - The Times of India

Consider more 'open jails' : HC tells Maharashtra govt - The Times of India | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Bombay high court has said that the government could consider increasing the number of open jails in the state with the possibility of more prisoners getting reformed.
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The IJIS Factor

The IJIS Factor | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Blog by Paul Wormeli, executive director emeritus of the IJIS Institute
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Packed Prisons And The Call For Sentencing Reform

Packed Prisons And The Call For Sentencing Reform | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
The big new push to bring down America's world-leading prison population. It's got traction.
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Jails at capacity claim rejected by authorities

Jails at capacity claim rejected by authorities | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Authorities reject a union claim inmates were driven around Adelaide because of no spare cells.
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Prison Law Office - Current Events

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The Prison Law Office: Protecting the Constitutional Rights of California Prisoners through Class Action Litigation, Legal Services and Advocacy.
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Sentence overturned: father jailed for raping daughter

Sentence overturned: father jailed for raping daughter | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
A father who was given good behaviour bonds for repeatedly raping his young daughter will go to jail for at least three years after an appeals court found the original sentences "were erroneously lenient and manifestly inadequate".
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Family of slain teen want law changed

THE grandmother of murdered Bargo teenager David Auchterlonie is calling for changes to laws that allow sentence discounts for early guilty pleas.
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No jail for young thugs who attack but don’t kill their victims, says Labor

No jail for young thugs who attack but don’t kill their victims, says Labor | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
THUGS between the age of 18 and 21 who attack but don’t kill their victims will be excused from mandatory sentences aimed at alcohol-fuelled violence — after Labor again watered down laws surrounding minimum penalties.
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O'Farrell government plan to tackle domestic violence offenders through GPS tracking

O'Farrell government plan to tackle domestic violence offenders through GPS tracking | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Domestic violence perpetrators in NSW would be forced to wear tracking devices like those worn by high-risk sex offenders under a plan proposed by the O'Farrell government.
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Prisoners making gun safes for the public in $25m industry

Prisoners making gun safes for the public in $25m industry | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
PRISONERS are making gun safes for the public as part of an in-house manufacturing industry which is raking in almost $25 million.
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Parenting from behind bars 

Parenting from behind bars  | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
IT is home to some of Australia’s most dangerous and notorious criminals but few locals concern themselves with the daily goings on at Goulburn Jail. They also rarely think about the families of the inmates or the impact their incarceration has on them.
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Juvenile Solitary Confinement: Modern-Day ‘Torture’ in the US

Juvenile Solitary Confinement: Modern-Day ‘Torture’ in the US | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
At 17, Michael Kemp spent six months in solitary confinement.
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Colby Sue Weathers: homicidal, psychotic and legally sold a gun

Colby Sue Weathers: homicidal, psychotic and legally sold a gun | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Why a suicidal, paranoid schizophrenic with drug and alcohol problems was able to buy a gun and kill her father.
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The Crime Report

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If You Read It Here, It's A Crime. America's most comprehensive source of news on crime, and resources on criminal justice.
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County to Offer Parolee Reentry Services Program - Public Affairs - County of Santa Clara

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Some prosecutors fight effort to change prison sentencing

Some prosecutors fight effort to change prison sentencing | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Career prosecutors credit longer sentences with reducing crime rate over past 20 years.
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DOC chief: Out-of-state prisons a reality given Vermont's inmate numbers

DOC chief: Out-of-state prisons a reality given Vermont's inmate numbers | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Andy Pallito says sending fewer people to jail is the only way to eliminate the need to contract with controversial private prison companies.
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Violent crime judges may be forced to consider family impact statements

Violent crime judges may be forced to consider family impact statements | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
NSW Labor leader John Robertson plans legislation to make the statements influence the sentences of violent offenders
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Prison union calls for empty units to be opened to tackle overcrowding

Prison union calls for empty units to be opened to tackle overcrowding | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
The WA Prison Officers' Union calls on the State Government to open four empty units to help tackle overcrowding.
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AM - Dementia expected to increase among Australia's ageing prison population 19/03/2014

AM - Dementia expected to increase among Australia's ageing prison population 19/03/2014 | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Australias prison population is aging at a dramatic rate much faster than the general population and the number of inmates developing dementia is expected to soar in coming years There are already
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Australian victims in massive US child porn ring

Australian victims in massive US child porn ring | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
A massive international online child pornography ring, with links to victims in Australia and New Zealand, has been dismantled in the US.
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GPS Tracking Devices Used To Track Sex Offenders In WA

GPS Tracking Devices Used To Track Sex Offenders In WA | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
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