Monthly Archives: October 2011


The long sentences passed on the offenders in the August riots should have re-opened the question of whether it can ever be right to pass deterrent sentences – but they didn’t. Deterrent sentences are substantially longer than those usually passed … Continue reading

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This a true story about deportation and family life. M came to the UK in 2005 from the Indian subcontinent as a student. He had a visa until 2008. While at college he got a part-time job, as allowed by … Continue reading

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