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Sentencing and Release from Prison: the End of ‘Automatic Early Release’?

In the first of three posts on current issues in sentencing in Scotland, Cyrus Tata considers the radical new arrangements governing the release of prisoners in Scotland that have just come into force. What are they and what impact will

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Prison budget transfer to local authorities and reducing reoffending

Alec Spencer is convenor of the Scottish Consortium on Crime and Criminal Justice and is an Honorary Professor at Stirling University. He was previously a prison governor and Director of Rehabilitation and Care (SPS). It seems like a long time,

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