The Week in Justice 8 July 2018

Two new publications highlight the impact of imprisonment on offenders' families. A new Prison Reform Trust report found that 95% children end up leaving their family home when their mother is sent to prison while an evaluation of the Pact helpline found a surge in calls from family members worried about the physical safety of their loved one and struggling to get any communication through formal channels.

In other news, Lay Observers found a worrying lack of access to healthcare for people detained at court and the NCJAA published an excellent new video promoting the value of the arts in criminal justice.

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