Archived Prisoners' Rights stories

 
Published Tuesday January 29 2019
Elderly prisoner sues MOJ over rats in prison
An elderly former prisoner has spoken to the Guardian about his appalling living conditions inside HMP Wormwood Scrubs.
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Published Tuesday January 29 2019
Court overturns Parole Board decision
An IPP sentenced prisoner who has now served nearly 3 times his minimum term brought a judicial review against the Parole Board’s decision to refuse to release him or recommend open conditions. On 22 January 2019 Mr Justice Holman found that the Parole Board’s decision was not reliable or fair...
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Published Friday June 15 2018
Transgender prisoner succeeds in judicial review
KXJ, a trans woman prisoner, has succeeded in a judicial review against the prison service arguing that the process to decide her treatment and allocation in prison was unfair.
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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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Conference on parole Read More
 
Tara Hudson welcomes transgender policy review Read More
 
Transgender woman receives settlement and apology from the Prison Service Read More
 
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