Press Coverage: SNP drive to reduce huge prison population unlikely to make real inroads, warns expert

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PLANS to increase a presumption against short jail sentences will do little to reduce Scotland's huge prison population, one of the country's leading criminal justice experts has said. Dr Cyrus Tata, Professor of Law and Criminal Justice at the University of Strathclyde, said Scottish Government proposals were......
Period18 Mar 2016
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