Your new book, The Pentonville Experiment, is getting some very good feedback. You deal with the issues of addiction and prison in a very sympathetic manner, rather… Read more “Interview with Dr Lewis Owens on The Pentonville Experiment”
Category: Prison reform
The Story of Bo: Abuse, addiction, prison.
Bo’s Story You are eight years old. You have been beaten and humiliated by your stepfather for as long as you can remember. He has moved into… Read more “The Story of Bo: Abuse, addiction, prison.”
Reflections of a lifer on the prisons crisis.
‘I grew up in prison’ Derek tells me. Standing around 180 cm with dark green eyes and greying hair he looks quite good for someone whose life… Read more “Reflections of a lifer on the prisons crisis.”
On leaving prison: Michael Irwin’s account
My arch nemesis Governor has to sign me out. He quips, ‘Thank God you’re leaving Michael. Maybe now we can get some peace’. My retort ‘I always… Read more “On leaving prison: Michael Irwin’s account”
A mother in prison: interview with Michaela Booth.
Michaela Booth was sentenced to 4 years in prison for a crime she was found guilty of when she was 19 years old. She was sentenced at… Read more “A mother in prison: interview with Michaela Booth.”
A Christmas message from Injustice: on remorse, forgiveness and Christians.
On remorse, forgiveness and Christians. Conviction changes everything. It’s the red pill. The reality of the world changes immediately. It’s like the scene in the film They… Read more “A Christmas message from Injustice: on remorse, forgiveness and Christians.”
How can I make them see? On innocence – by Drew
Another innocent in prison “Would the foreman of the jury please stand,” the court falls silent… The ultimate question is asked “How do you find the defendant:… Read more “How can I make them see? On innocence – by Drew”
Think prisons are too soft? You wouldn’t treat a dog like this – by Marcus
I am writing this sitting in a car parked outside a UK cat B prison. Having taken my mate’s wife to see her man. I left the… Read more “Think prisons are too soft? You wouldn’t treat a dog like this – by Marcus”
You have insufficient credit for ‘Justice’. Please select ‘Justice Lite’ – by Omar Phoenix Khan
Terms and Conditions: Justice Lite. You may experience limited system functionality and delays. Access to technical support and to other Justice users may be limited and may… Read more “You have insufficient credit for ‘Justice’. Please select ‘Justice Lite’ – by Omar Phoenix Khan”
Interview with PrisonStorm
“PrisonStorm” has grown to become perhaps the most progressive Twitter open debate on the state of the prisons in England and Wales. To coincide with the launch… Read more “Interview with PrisonStorm”