Mothers Confined ;Part 1 Over the Threshold
This three part series for the Halsbury Law Exchange' think tank' explores issues surrounding the sentencing of mothers to custody. The article outlines areas where sentencers are 'failing' to take into account current guidelines in relation to sentencing mothers . In addition the series highlights the 'cost' of such shortsighted prison terms , socio economically and practically - together with highlighting proposals for change using an example of an alternative to custody provider.
copyrightwith the author and reference to an original article from which this article was adapted. Baldwin L. (2015) Rules of Confinement : Time for Changing the Game .In Criminal Law and Justice.. 179:10:195-197
Citation : Baldwin .L. (2015) Mothers Confined : Part 1 Over the Threshold. Halsbury Law Exchange . 31.7 15
Research Institute : Institute for Research in Criminology, Community, Education and Social Justice
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