Press Coverage: Experts Savage SNP Plan to Jail Long Term Prisoners for Longer and Warn it will Increase Risk to Public

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A PROPOSED law that would see long-term prisoners behind bars for longer has been savaged by experts, despite the SNP watering down its original plan in an effort to address their concerns. Holyrood's Justice Committee heard yesterday that....
Period31 May 2015
Held atThe Herald


  • sentencing
  • parole
  • prisons
  • penal policy
  • criminal justice