Prison Law

The Association of Prison Lawyers Annual Conference 2018

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Tickets for our Annual Conference are now available at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-association-of-prison-lawyers-annual-conference-2018-tickets-52900779656. Early booking is advised as spaces are limited. When: Thursday 6th December 2018 Where: Matrix Chambers, Griffin Buildings, London WC1R 5LN TIMETABLE  (may be subject to change) 10.00 to 12.30 – Adjudications – Dulcie Piff (Birds Solicitors), Dr.Laura Janes (The Howard League) – Parole – […]

Parole Board

Parole Board Diversity Crisis

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The body responsible for deciding whether prisoners can be released into the community has no black members, it has been revealed. Caroline Corby, the chair of the Parole Board, has said she fears unconscious bias could be behind the absence of black members and the low number of minority ethnic people. Source: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/nov/09/parole-board-diversity-crisis-black-members