The Truth About IPP Sentences

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British juries are ignorant, incompetent and dangerous

British juries are ignorant, incompetent and dangerous

Research should be carried out into how and why British juries reach their (sometimes clearly flawed) verdicts. So says a former Director of Public Prosecutions and a former Lord Chief Justice. As with previous administrations however and amid a sea of provocative ‘historic’ abuse allegations, David Cameron’s government is fighting hard to resist any possibility…

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Government loses more court battles over IPP & CRB checks

Government loses more court battles over IPP & CRB checks

TheOpinionSite.org can report that the UK government has been heavily criticised by the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in two major rulings this week involving IPP sentences. The government lost both cases, Downing Street has not made a statement and needless to say, the tabloid press have not reported the story. This follows the…

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Police powers increase as MPs declare IPCC useless

Police powers increase as MPs declare IPCC useless

As the police continue to become more powerful, Britain’s police watchdog, the Independent Police Complaints Commission has been slated in an influential Parliamentary report that accuses the IPCC of being overloaded with cases, leaving cases un-investigated, of having no real power and of too often using former policemen as supposedly “independent” investigators. Meanwhile, the Association…

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