Mia Harris, Kimmett Edgar, Russell Webster

16/12/2020 09:00:00

Despite its abolition in 2012, the indeterminate sentence of Imprisonment for Public Protection (IPP) still casts a long shadow over the justice system. Recall is a growing problem: in June 2020 there were 1,359 recalled IPP prisoners. Research documents the negative mental health implications of initial imprisonment under an IPP sentence, however little is known about experiences on licence, or post-recall.

In this article, published in Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, report authors Dr Mia Harris, Dr Kimmett Edgar and Russell Webster summarise the findings of their latest research No life, no freedom, no future.

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