The Week in Justice 19 March 2017

Another week when prisons made the news. Latest global and European imprisonment figures show incarceration falling in many countries but remaining at high levels in the UK.

There are 2 excellent papers from Prison Reform Trust and Women in Prison on women's experiences of the justice system as well as the sad business of MPs hearing evidence about the 12 women prisoners who killed themselves last year.

The Justice Committee published an interesting letter from Minister Sam Gyimah which confirms that the MoJ probation review will re-examine CRC contracts. On the subject of TR, the Justice Committee interviews key witnesses for its inquiry this Tuesday.

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