Vulnerable defendants in the criminal courts: a review of provision for adults and children

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Jacobson, Jessica; Talbot, J.;
(2009)
  • Publisher: Prison Reform Trust
  • Subject: law
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A report on the treatment of vulnerable defendants within the criminal courts of England and Wales. The report is in two parts: Part I is concerned with vulnerable adult defendants, and particularly those with learning disabilities; Part II is about child defendants – t... View more
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    2. See Bradley (2009) recommendation 17, and paragraph 3.6, Improving Health, Supporting Justice (Department of Health, 2009).

    3. See Bradley (2009) recommendations 14 and 28, and paragraphs 3.7 - 3.12, Improving Health, Supporting Justice (Department of Health, 2009).

    4. See Bradley (2009) recommendation 68.

    5. See Bradley (2009) recommendations 23 and 24, and paragraph 3.6, Improving Health, Supporting Justice (Department of Health, 2009).

    6. See Bradley (2009) recommendations 15 and 26, and paragraphs 3.7 - 3.12 Improving Health, Supporting Justice (Department of Health, 2009).

    7. See Bradley (2009) recommendation 25.

    8. See Bradley (2009) recommendations 31, 32 and 33, and paragraph 3.6, Improving Health, Supporting Justice (Department of Health, 2009).

    16. See Bradley's more specific recommendations in relation to schemes which are presented on pages 130 to 131 of his report (Bradley, 2009).

    49. The court can lift reporting restrictions if the defendant has been convicted, and it is deemed to be in the public interest to do so.

    50. The issue of reporting is not mentioned in the Youth Crime Action Plan update published in 2009 (Home Office, 2009).

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