Successful challenge to prisoner book ban

Successful challenge to prisoner book ban

CategoryNews Author Jenni Richards KC, Victoria Butler-Cole KC, Annabel Lee Date

Jenni Richards QC, Victoria Butler-Cole and Annabel Lee have succeeded in their pro bono challenge to the Secretary of State’s policy preventing prisoners from being sent books. The court found that including books as ‘privileged’ items which could not be sent to prisoners was unlawful.

You can read the judgment here and can find further press on this case below.

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