A Look at Financial Crime and Pregnancy in Prison
By Dr Felicity Gerry QC and Dr Lucy Baldwin
Following on from our Financial Crime and Pregnancy in Prison Webinar –
The current international guidelines (the Bangkok Rules) are such that sentencers are supposed to reserve custody for women in only the most extreme of circumstances.
We ask the question – why are pregnant women being sent to prison at all for financial crime – whatever the figures?
Dr Felicity Gerry QC and Dr Lucy Baldwin have decades of experience between them on the shocking circumstances for pregnant women in UK prisons.
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