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11 August 2014

New briefing - December 2013

Voting rights for prisoners: we hope Friends will use this to write to MPs supporting the Voting Eligibility (Prisoners) Bill when it finally goes to the House of Commons in 2014.

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18 March 2014

Personal narratives from the criminal justice system

Justice should be compassionate, forgiving and healing – restorative, not retributive. We want to change attitudes and encourage the criminal justice system to move towards this vision of justice.
[Crime, Community and Justice Sub-Committee, July 2009]

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8 May 2013

Quakers in Criminal Justice

An informal network offering mutual support for individual Quakers working in various branches of the criminal justice system, with an annual conference for its members.

Churches Criminal Justice Forum

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8 May 2013


Formerly the “Women in Prison Project Group”, this is an international forum for four Quaker bodies working together on shared areas of concern within criminal justice, with a particular focus on the needs of women in prison and the children of imprisoned mothers.

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8 May 2013

Groups of Friends locally are engaged in a range of activities arising from their concern about the criminal justice system, crime and community justice, and restorative justice. The CCJS Activity Group Network is available to any and all such groups of Friends engaged in any kind of activity related to the criminal justice system and the people it affects. Contact is primarily via an email distribution list.

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8 May 2013

We have the following resources and catalogues available on line:

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