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Sentencing: Overcrowding in Women’s Prisons

9 April 2024

Should the court take into account the existence of overcrowding in women’s prisons when sentencing female offenders? In R v Foster, the Court of Appeal confirmed that the answer is yes.  Aamina Khalid, a first six pupil at 5KBW has written a commentary on the Court of Appeal judgment.

The article can be read here: