Rehabilitation

MOJ Launch New Strategy for Rehabilitation of Female Offenders

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The Ministry of Justice has today launched their new strategy to improve rehabilitation for female offenders. government announces new pilots for 5 residential women’s centres across England and Wales greater focus on innovative community provisions to keep women away from prison the government will not pursue plans to build community prisons for women Lord Farmer will […]

Parole Board

Ministry of Justice Consultation – Reconsideration of Parole Board decisions: Creating a new and open system

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The MoJ are conducting an online survey following the announcement from the Secretary of State in January 2018 to launch a Review into the law, policy and procedure relating to parole decisions. This is focussed on the following four work strands: the law, policy, guidance and practice relating to challenges to Parole Board decision making the […]

Legal Aid

Justice Alliance #Time4Justice Films

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The Justice Alliance has made five short films to highlight the crisis within the justice system. The idea is to combine with the TUC’s ‘Speak Up For Justice’ Campaign and promote each film on a different day relevant for that issue. The films are now on the Justice Alliance website – https://justiceallianceuk.wordpress.com/ or click on the picture […]

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Prisoners Advice Service Vacancy

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Our friends at PAS are looking for an Advice Line Caseworker. The post is permanent (28 hours per week) and subject to a three-month probationary period. The role is self-servicing and will involve: Advising prisoners in England and Wales regarding their rights, particularly the application of the Prison Rules and the conditions of their incarceration, […]

Legal Aid

LAA Crime processing dates – Updated 6 April 2018

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Summary of processing timescales Information will be updated on a weekly basis and the current position will be the oldest date as of Friday the previous week. We continually aim to turnaround applications and bills as soon as possible and strive to deliver performance under our current set targets. Crime applications Current targets: Applications and […]

Legal

Gov.UK Crime news: simplifying CRM14 eForms and CRM4 grant letters

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Improvements to application and billing processes are set to be made on 20 March 2018. Changes are being made to make it easier to apply and bill for criminal legal aid work to reduce the number of rejected applications. The improvements will be made on 20 March 2018 and affect: CRM14 eForm applications CRM4 grant letters […]