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Letter to the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales on Judicial decision-making concerning women in the criminal courts in light of the Coronavirus pandemic

10 June 2020

“In light of the particular difficulties faced by women in prison, and their families, at this time, we write to the ask that you ensure that judges and magistrates are fully informed of the current circumstances for women in custody and encourage the judiciary to tailor its approach to remand and sentence decisions accordingly, in line with existing law and guidance.”

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