The Prison Lawyer is on the move.
After many happy years at Turnbull McCarron Solicitors, The Prison Lawyer is moving on. As of 1st December 2012 he will be at McGreevy & Co., Criminal Defence Solicitors, 370 Victoria Road, Glasgow. G42 8YW. You can contact him as follows:- Telephone: 07968802638 / 0141 239 7407 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Insight & Outlook
Insight & Outlook the Koestler exhibition for Scotland was held this year at Tramway, Glasgow. It was an exhibition of artwork and writing from prisons, secure hospitals, secure children’s homes and criminal justice services in Scotland. This year the exhibition was curated by young care leavers with guidance from Glasgow artist David Shrigley. The project was sponsored…
On a recent trip to London I was pleasantly surprised that we had booked into a hotel which was a stone’s throw away from the Southbank Centre. The excitement was not about seeing the architectural beauty of this building. It was all about what was contained within. In the basement, the Koestler Trust, to mark…
Coming Soon: Insight & Outlook
I plan to write a blog about my visit to the opening of Insight & Outlook, The Koestler Exhibition for Scotland. I do not wish to spoil anyones visit so i will hold back for a few weeks. The exhibition is running at the Tramway, Glasgow from the 3-25 November 2012. If you are in…
The Road from Crime.
The documentary The Road from Crime, is narrated by Allan Weaver, a Scottish ex-offender turned probation officer and author of the book “So You Think You Know Me?”. In the documentary Allan asks a simple question: What can we learn from those former prisoners who have successfully “desisted” from criminal behaviour or “gone straight?” Allan…
What is the role of the prison lawyer?
When you ask this question you usually get some of the following answers:- The prison lawyer is a lawyer who lines his pockets with public funds The prison lawyer is someone who raises spurious claims and complaints on behalf of the least worthy people in society The prison lawyer trawls the prison looking for clients…