Judges fear prisons will burst under new rules – The Times

Posted March 11th, 2010 in news by sally

“Britain’s leading criminal judges warn that a shake-up of sentencing guidelines could push prison overcrowding to crisis levels. They fear that the Sentencing Council, which comes into force next month with the aim of bringing more consistency to courts, will not curb judges’ use of custody, as hoped, but actually increase it.”

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The Times, 11th March 2010

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk