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There are close to 300 children in the State whose mothers are imprisoned, with devastating effects on the children and their families, according to a new report. The Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT) estimates that 278 children are impacted by maternal imprisonment and recommends that the courts take

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Westminster's justice committee has called on the UK government to re-sentence all prisoners subject to Imprisonment for Public Protection (IPP) sentences. In a report published today, the committee finds that the current regime for managing IPP prisoners is inadequate in supporting their specific n

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