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Parole Board Hearings: Law and Practice 3rd ed


ISBN13: 9781908407283
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781903307649
Published: December 2013
Publisher: Legal Action Group
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £35.00



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Parole Board Hearings: law and practice continues to be the only book dedicated to covering the decision-making powers and procedures of the Parole Board. It provides practical and detailed guidance on parole processes, including recall, for those serving both determinate and indeterminate sentences.

In the four years since publication of the second edition the pace of change continues there have been significant developments in the parole review process. It is vital that practitioners have a text book which brings up to date the current state of parole law and the powers and duties of the Parole Board.

This edition includes:

  • the Parole Board Rules 2011
  • analysis of the Supreme Court judgments in Faulkner, Sturnham and Osborn and Booth
  • discussion of the impact of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012
The appendices contain the Parole Board Rules, relevant statutory extracts, directions and guidance and a list of useful contacts.

Parole Board Hearings: law and practice is essential reading for lawyers, advisers, prisoners and their families, and all those working within prisons and for the prison and probation services and related bodies. Hamish Arnott and Simon Creighton are leading practitioners in the field of prison law. They are the authors of Prisoners: law and practice.

Subjects:
Prison Law
Contents:
1. The Parole Board
2. Other agencies involved in the parole process
3. Parole Board decision-making
4. Assessment of risk
5. Determinate sentences: an overview
6. The release of determinate sentence prisoners
7. Indeterminate sentences: an overview
8. Serving indeterminate sentences
9. Reviews of life sentences by the Parole Board
10. Oral hearing procedure
11. Licences
12. Recall to prison
13. Remedies
14. Public funding
APPENDICES.