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Western Australia’s New Sentencing Laws May Increase Indigenous Incarceration Rates | VICE | United ...

I haven’t always taken pride in being an Australian. Probably because i was only raised there until i was about 12.

But one thing I’ve come to appreciate is the more humane justice system. 14 more words

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Protect Our Kids Against Paedophiles. No Excuses!

Last week, the Sydney Morning Herald reported on the beginning of sentencing for former Bega Cheese CEO Maurice van Ryn, who pleaded guilty to a dozen child sex offences. 1,253 more words


Woman who performed buttock injections 'preyed' on victims, Crown says

TORONTO – A woman who injected industrial silicone oil into the buttocks of women as an illegal cosmetic procedure preyed on the vulnerable for profit and deserves a stiff prison term, the prosecution said Friday. 457 more words


Judge Won't Delay Sentencing For Ailing Ex-Lawmaker Charged In Child Porn Case

CHICAGO (AP) – A federal judge in Chicago is refusing to delay sentencing for ex-Illinois Rep. Keith Farnham on a child pornography conviction despite an illness that soon could take his life. 123 more words


New journal article: History of suspended sentences in South Australia

This is just a quick post to let people know that the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology has just published an article by myself titled, … 169 more words


Pomona Man Convicted Of Plans For 'Violent Jihad' Sentenced To Prison

RIVERSIDE (CBSLA.com) — One of two Southland men who planned to commit “violent jihad” against U.S. troops by joining terrorist groups in Afghanistan was sentenced Monday by a federal judge in Riverside to 25 years in prison. 157 more words



It is with hindsight due to my experiences as a female con, I recognised there was no system. My work over the last five months has shown me more first hand, how following the Corston report, little has changed for women in prison. 726 more words