Category Archives: Legal cases brought by prisoners

COURT ASKED TO MOVE BULLYING PRISONER

A convicted murderer serving a 25-year term has taken legal action to try to force prison bosses to move a “bullying” gang “enforcer” to another jail. The prisoner, convicted of murder nine years ago, says while in jail he has been assaulted, subjected to a “history of threats and aggression” – and left with a… Continue Reading

PRISONERS LOSE LEGAL CHALLENGE

Prisoners who took jobs outside jail have lost their High Court claim that a levy on their wages which goes to victim support is too high. A judge in London rejected “on all grounds” their challenge to the legality of the way Justice Secretary Ken Clarke is operating rules governing deductions from pay packets. The… Continue Reading

PRISONERS AWAIT EARNING RULING

Prisoners who have taken jobs outside jail are to find out the result of their High Court claim that a levy on their wages which goes to victim support is too high. The test case action affects inmates working in the community as they prepare for their release and to “go straight”. A judge in… Continue Reading

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