Preparing for Prison
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Preparing for Prison

In the first episode of Orange is the New Black, the protagonist, Piper Chapman, is taken into custody at a minimum-security prison camp after being sentenced to 15 months. She is asked by a fellow inmate, “what are you in for?”, to which she replies, “are you supposed to ask that? I read that you’re […]

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Sexual Assault
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Understanding the Criminal Process

Understanding the Criminal Process – Unless you have been through the process before, you will likely be very confused with the criminal process. Often, which direction your matter takes depends on a number of factors, including the strength of the evidence and how you want to proceed. Therefore it can be difficult to explain the process […]

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Community Correction Orders (CCO’s) – Boulton Guideline Judgment

With the abolition of suspended sentences and intensive correction orders, Parliament introduced Community Correction Orders (CCO’s) which are orders that can be served instead of, or in addition to, periods of imprisonment. CCO’s can include many conditions, including treatment conditions, community work, supervision, random drug and alcohol screening and curfew conditions. They can be imposed for […]

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