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EXCLUSIVE ‘Hostile Environment’: 1 in 8 Prison Officers Referred with Mental Health Issues

, 25 April 2019
The Government is warned that it must do more to prioritise the mental health of prison officers as new figures reveal thousands have been referred for mental health assessments.
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Reportage Crime and Justice

UPDATE Europe Votes to Protect Whistle-blowers – but will the UK Play Ball Beyond Brexit?

, 18 April 2019
MEPs have backed "Daphne's Law" amid concerns over the treatment of citizens and journalists who expose corruption and malpractice in the public interest. But key exemptions remain in place.
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Fact Justice for Daphne Kick Back Brexit Crime and Justice Democracy Media UK Politics Uncategorized Wikileaks

THE JUSTICE TRAP: Was a Police Officer Sacked and Jailed for a Violent Assault actually the Victim of a Cover-Up?

, 18 April 2019
PC Danny Major spent four months in prison for a crime he says he didn't commit. Faced with an unhelpful and inactive miscarriages of justice watchdog, he is still fighting to clear his name.
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Reportage The Justice Trap Crime and Justice Policing

EXCLUSIVE Assange: Arrest was Inevitable – Extradition is not a Done Deal

, 15 April 2019
Long time campaigner for whistleblowers and hacktivists, @auerfeld , argues that the fight against extradition of Julian Assange to Trump's America is the real cause célèbre
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Argument Crime and Justice Wikileaks

UPDATE Kick Back: French prosecutors discuss Rui Pinto “Immunity” Deal in return for Whistle-blowing

, 15 April 2019
As Portuguese authorities prepare their case against the alleged Football Leaks "hacker" Rui Pinto, France discusses cutting a deal to help identify financial threats to the sport.
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Fact Kick Back Crime and Justice Sport

EXCLUSIVE Spy Kids – Gambling with Children’s Lives

, 12 April 2019
Campaigners warn that any use of targets for more teenage spies would be “gambling with children’s lives" while insiders allege police are being told to "Get more kids, get them younger".
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Fact Spy Kids Crime and Justice

BREAKING UPDATED: Julian Assange appears in Court – what happens next?

, 11 April 2019
Following confirmation that Julian Assange has been arrested - twice - today, Byline Times provides the background to his legal battles and asks which allegations will be prioritised.
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Fact Crime and Justice Media UK Politics United States of America US Politics Wikileaks

The Justice Trap: Sacrificed to the System

, 10 April 2019
Jon Robins on how even the intervention of an Appeal Court Judge has failed to help a family caught up in child sexual abuse conviction
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Reportage The Justice Trap Crime and Justice

The Justice Trap: Joint Enterprise Part 2

, 2 April 2019
Jon Robin’s second account of how the law of joint enterprise “exposes all that is wrong in our justice system”.
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Reportage The Justice Trap Crime and Justice

BREAKING A PHONE HACKING HIT? How Jill Dando was Tracked to her Doorstep

, 29 March 2019
While the detective leading the inquiry into the television presenter's murder says the case will never be solved, Byline Times reveals a crucial clue the police missed.
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Argument Untold Crime and Justice

The Justice Trap: Joint Enterprise

, 22 March 2019
Jon Robins from @JusticeGap with another fascinating case of injustice - this time around a law that presumes guilt for bystanders
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Reportage The Justice Trap Crime and Justice

Spykids: Government to probe Whistleblower’s Claim of Police Targets to Increase use of Child Spies

, 19 March 2019
Home Office Minister agrees to probe claim of recruitment targets for more child spies against 'County Lines' drug gangs
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Fact Spy Kids Crime and Justice

The Justice Trap: Murder by Numbers

, 13 March 2019
Ben Geen was caught red-handed - a serial killer, or so it seemed. In the third of his series The Justice Trap, Jon Robins shows how a misreading of statistics led to a life sentence
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Reportage The Justice Trap Crime and Justice

Government Committed to Privatisation of Probation – as Largest Provider Teeters on Collapse

, 13 March 2019
As another provider of probation services teeters on the brink of collapse, the Government remains committed to a role for the private sector in supervising offenders.
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Reportage Crime and Justice

Prisons Minister: Our Criminal Justice System is “Much More Punitive than the Victorians Were”

, 8 March 2019
How can the Government reduce the use of short prison sentences if judges lack confidence in community alternatives?
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Reportage Crime and Justice

THE GREAT INDIFFERENCE: Brexit Wrongdoing Swept Under the Carpet

, 8 March 2019
As serious allegations about Leave EU Official and Arron Banks continue to come out – the media and political class are complicit in a conspiracy of silence, says Otto English
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Argument Brexit Crime and Justice

Paul Manafort’s Sentencing Isn’t The End of His Troubles

, 8 March 2019
Caroline Orr explains how Trump's campaign manager's apparently lenient prison sentence is only the first chapter of this saga
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Fact Crime and Justice Trump

The Justice Trap: How Medical Orthodoxy can be Judge, Jury and Executioner

, 7 March 2019
Two parents took their sick child to hospital. Within hours they were being questioned by police. Two days later, they were in court. Why?
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Reportage The Justice Trap Crime and Justice

The Justice Trap: It Could Be You

, 1 March 2019
In the first of a new series examining the failings of our criminal justice system, Jon Robins explores why this should matter to us all.
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Reportage The Justice Trap Crime and Justice

Government Minister Tells Bereaved Families She Stands By Decision Not to Give Those Whose Relatives Die in State Care Automatic Legal Aid

, 27 February 2019
As a new campaign is launched calling for the Government to introduce non-means tested legal aid for families who lose relatives in a state-related death, a Government minister defends the status quo.
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Reportage Crime and Justice
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