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The Brief: Prison Law Explained
The Brief: Prison Law Explained
Prison Radio Association

The Brief is a legal show, broadcast into prison cells in England and Wales on National Prison Radio. It is a chance... more

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The IEP System - Episode 23

The Incentives and Earned Privileges system (IEP) affects everyone in prison, and for this final episode of The Brief, solicitor... more

16 Jul 2019 · 18 minutes
Cell Searches - Episode 22

Why do cell searches happen, and is there a procedure which should be followed? Solicitor and prison law expert Claire... more

16 Jul 2019 · 17 minutes
Getting Your D-Cat - Episode 21

The prison categorisation system can be confusing, so on this week’s The Brief, solicitor and prison law expert Claire Salama... more

16 Jul 2019 · 17 minutes
Mental Health - Episode 20

To mark Mental Health Week 2019, we explore what support should be available for prisoners with mental health issues. Plus,... more

16 Jul 2019 · 15 minutes
Older People in Prison - Episode 19

The percentage of people in prison aged over 50 has increased by 150% since 2002, making this the fastest growing... more

16 Jul 2019 · 14 minutes
Adjudications - Episode 18

Adjudications can get you extra days on your prison sentence. So what are they, what behaviour can lead to them,... more

16 Jul 2019 · 16 minutes
Parole adjournments- Episode 17

Nathan in HMP Holme House asks what to do if you parole keeps getting adjourned and whether you can apply... more

15 Mar 2019 · 14 minutes
Representing yourself while in prison- Episode 16

This week solicitor and prison law expert Claire Salama gives us an introduction to representing yourself if you have a... more

15 Mar 2019 · 9 minutes
Remand and appealing HDC - Episode 15

If you don’t get bail, you are remanded in prison before court. But how long can you be kept on... more

15 Mar 2019 · 16 minutes
Criminal charges in prison and rationing- Episode 14

What happens if you are charged with a criminal offence whilst in prison? Do you have to get an adjudication... more

15 Mar 2019 · 18 minutes
The Brief: Prison Law Explained
The IEP System - Episode 23
The Brief: Prison Law Explained