‘Sentencing frenzy’ will fill prisons within weeks – The Independent

Posted August 30th, 2011 in detention, news, prisons, proportionality, sentencing, violent disorder by sally

“The leader of Britain’s prison governors accused magistrates of indulging in a sentencing ‘feeding frenzy’ as prisons near capacity. Eoin McLennan-Murray, president of the Prison Governors Association (PGA), said courts had shown ‘naked popularism’ in meting out tough justice after the riots.”

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The Independent, 28th August 2011

Source: www.independent.co.uk