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#Prison reform

# prison-reform - Friday 25 October, 2019

Central Mental Hospital is at full capacity, prisoners with severe conditions wait 120 days for transfer
# Prison Reform
# Prison Reform

Central Mental Hospital is at full capacity, prisoners with severe conditions wait 120 days for transfer

Oct 25th 2019, 12:05 AM 17,067 Views 18 Comments

There are also currently 614 prisoners on a waiting list for an intervention from prison psychology services.

# prison-reform - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Kim Kardashian is now campaigning to improve conditions in women's prisons in California
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Kim Kardashian is now campaigning to improve conditions in women's prisons in California

Jul 10th 2018, 5:18 PM 1,555 Views 2 Comments

She’s appealed directly to the Governor of California.

# prison-reform - Friday 2 May, 2014

Opinion: The brutal death of Gary Douch was avoidable
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# Gary Douch

Opinion: The brutal death of Gary Douch was avoidable

May 2nd 2014, 6:29 PM 552 Views 22 Comments

If it is possible for there to be any positive legacy to this tragedy, it would be tangible improvements in the prison system at the highest level.

# prison-reform - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Committee calls on government to reduce prisoner numbers by one-third
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# Prison Reform

Committee calls on government to reduce prisoner numbers by one-third

Mar 27th 2013, 3:43 PM 5,578 Views 56 Comments

The committee also recommended that sentences of six months or less for non-violent crimes be replaced with community service orders.

# prison-reform - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

Shatter defends early prisoner release scheme
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# Early Release

Shatter defends early prisoner release scheme

May 2nd 2012, 9:31 AM 1,832 Views 32 Comments

Minister says he doesn’t foresee any difficulties managing new programme with current probation staff levels.

# prison-reform - Thursday 15 March, 2012

Column: 7 essential ways to fix our broken prison system
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: 7 essential ways to fix our broken prison system

Mar 15th 2012, 7:30 PM 98 Views 58 Comments

Our prisons have become pressure cookers, bursting at the seams and increasingly difficult to police. Eoin O’Carroll sets out new ideas for reform.