Alternatives to Custody :Lucy Baldwin ConsidersThe Recent Prison Reform Trust Paper on the Sentencing of Mothers
This article considers the Prison Reform Trust (PRT) discussion paper released in November 2015.The PRT paper highlights the main themes of the paper - which incorporates reference to the long and short term impact of sentencing of mothers to custody- on themselves and their children; the failure of sentencers to adhere to current guidelines in relation to sentencing those with dependants together with proposals for positive change with a view to better outcomes for mothers and their children.
Citation : Baldwin, L. (2015) Alternatives to Custody :Lucy Baldwin Considers The Recent Prison Reform Trust Paper on the Sentencing of Mothers. Criminal Law and Justice Weekly, 179, pp. 891-893
ISSN : 1759-7943
Research Institute : Institute for Research in Criminology, Community, Education and Social Justice
Peer Reviewed : Yes