EVENT: Halsbury’s Law Exchange – Women in prison: is the penal system fit for purpose?

Posted October 6th, 2014 in Forthcoming events by sally

‘Panellists include:

Joshua Rozenberg, Legal Commentator and Journalist (Chair)
Felicity Gerry QC at 36 Bedford Row
Jenny Earle, Director of the Prison Reform Trust’s Programme to Reduce Women’s Imprisonment
Lord Ramsbotham GCB CBE
The Right Honourable The Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers KG, PC
A short video of interviews with ex-offenders will be broadcast at the event.

We will also be releasing a policy paper with unique research to all attendees in the coming weeks.

Points for discussion:

Explore the impact of imprisonment on female offenders and the wider community
Examine the current penal system and whether it is fit for purpose
Discuss alternatives to prison based on the needs of the individual’

Date: 11th November 2014, 6.00pm

Location: Prince Philip House

Charge: Free, registration required

More information can be found here.