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Reflecting on how measures set out in the Queen's Speech 2015 may impact on the English Legal System

The Queen’s Speech sets out each year the bare bones of the proposed legislative programme for the forthcoming 12 months.

I’ve been looking through the detailed briefing to see whether there are issues which will affect the English Legal System (ELS) that may not be apparent from the speech itself. 539 more words

Chapter 5

Martin Wright: A restorative blueprint for justice

Former Howard League director, calls on new government to transform criminal justice system

Martin Wright was once a prison visitor, and later became director of the… 997 more words


Introduce Alcohol Advice into Victim Services

My one idea is to introduce empathetic, evidence-based advice on alcohol into victim services. Alcohol intoxication is such an important driver of victimisation. In the past it’s been thought that this might stigmatise victims or even imply that they are to blame for their plight. 60 more words

Victim Support

What the Fun Fact Wednesday!

Check out this article. Click here. Then join the discussion and let us know what you think in a comment.

  1. What are some resources you can call if you are ever sexually assaulted?
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Sexual Assault Education

Talk it out Tuesday!

April is Sexual Assault Awareness month. It is good to know what to do if sexual assault happens to you whether on campus or off campus. 547 more words

Sexual Assault Education

What the Fun Fact Wednesday!

It can be hard to know what to say or what to do when a friend tells you that they have been sexually assaulted. Here are some videos that show some ways that you can support your friend. 48 more words

Sexual Assault Education

Talk It Out Tuesday!

Some conversations are more difficult than others. There are times when you just do not know what to say or do. You want to fix their problem, but you do not know how. 171 more words

Sexual Assault Education