Archived Prisoners' Rights stories

 
Published Wednesday February 13 2019
Prison Damages for failure to protect under Article 2
Settlement secured in the sum of £5,600 for the failure by HMP Ranby to take adequate steps to protect a prisoner's life from real and immediate risk after he was found hanging in his cell.
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Published Wednesday February 13 2019
Transgender woman prisoner receives settlement and apologies from the Prison Service
The Ministry of Justice has settled a claim for discrimination and breach of human rights bought by a transgender woman prisoner who was segregated in a male prison for 14 months and was denied a transfer to a women’s prison. Jane Ryan of Bhatt Murphy acted for the Claimant.
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Published Thursday October 12 2017
Conference on parole
Simon Creighton is one of the speakers at a conference on the future of parole and the Parole Board.
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Published Thursday October 12 2017
Tara Hudson welcomes transgender policy review
On 8 December 2015 the Secretary of State for Justice commissioned a review of the policy on care and management of transgender prisoners. The announcement followed a letter before claim sent on behalf of Tara Hudson, a transgender prisoner who is challenging her allocation and the policy. She is...
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Published Wednesday January 31 2018
Transgender woman receives settlement and apology from the Prison Service
The Ministry of Justice has settled a claim for discrimination and breach of human rights bought by a transgender woman prisoner who was segregated in a male prison for 14 months and was denied a transfer to a women’s prison. Jane Ryan of Bhatt Murphy acted for the Claimant.
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Article in The Guardian Read More
 
Duty of Care to Cellmate in Jail Suicide Read More
 
LGBTQ People In Prison Read More
 
International Women’s Day – What More Can the Law do for Women? Read More
 
Simon Creighton on Unreliable Evidence Read More
 
Conference on parole Read More