Opting not to view the rap video, Judge Thomas said: 'It's unlikely to appeal to me and unless it informs me (in passing sentence) I am not going to take up valuable court time'
'I’m a woman in a male prison. This is not right'
The Government's plans to close Victorian gaols in towns isn't just a chance for urban redevelopment, it's an opportunity to build prisons on a more human scale, with natural light and better facilities. It's happening across Europe, but could a new generation of nicks become the norm here? Oliver Bennett gives his verdict.
Command and compassion are equally important to the job, says deputy governor Alli Black
The legacy of Mr Grayling's reforms will live on as Michael Gove makes it his mission to reform criminal justice
The Supreme Court’s ruling on Ameen Jogee’s murder conviction under joint-enterprise law could have far-reaching effects
'Hurt people hurt people is not a new concept', said one prisoner at the notorious Californian jail
Mr Christopher Anderson told three separate GPs that he was intending to harm himself
No more deadlines, no more neurosing over bills - it all sounded like a release, until they banned cigarettes...
The prison officer that kicked the inmate at a New York prison is still a state employee
The mass murderer killed 77 people in 2011
Britain intends to spend £25million in an effort to reduce the 600-odd Jamaican nationals behind bars
Regional council finds novel solution for education and overcrowding
From Seattle to the Austrian border, the fallout from the latest verdict on Meredith Kercher’s murder has been dramatic
More than a fifth of out of work benefits claimants have a criminal record according to research published by the Ministry of Justice today.
To be thought of as gay still elicits a fearful response in far too many people