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Monthly Archives: February 2019


GPS Electronic Monitoring, Big Brother Will be Watching

The government has announced a national rollout of GPS electronic tagging which will mean 24/7 location monitoring of those wearing the tag. The tag is now available in three Probation areas; the North West, Midlands and North East. Location monitoring will go live in the South East, South West and Wales by April 2019. There [...]

By |February 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Causing Death by Dangerous Driving – Sentencing Issues

  In a recent case His Honour Judge Jeremy Richardson QC was faced with the task of sentencing 3 offenders for their part in causing the death of 4 people, and seriously injuring 3 others. The main offender Elliot Bower received a total prison sentence of 11 1/2 years. The offence of causing death by [...]

By |February 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Review of the Parole Board

    The Parole Board is an independent body that carries out risk assessments on prisoners serving certain sentences to determine whether they can be safely released into the community. When a person is considered to be fit for release it means that their risk has been reduced to a level where it is low [...]

By |February 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments