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Life after Life Imprisonment

Catherine Appleton


This book explores one of the most contentious and sensitive topics in criminal justice: the release and resettlement of life-sentenced offenders. The book provides an analysis of the post-prison experiences of 138 discretionary life-sentenced offenders, all of whom were released from prison across England and Wales during the mid-1990s. Using accessible data the book examines key legal developments within the criminal justice system for discretionary life-sentenced offenders, explores the frontline experiences of criminal justice practitioners charged with the responsibility of supervising li ... More

Keywords: criminal justice, release, resettlement, life-sentenced offenders, legal developments, recall

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780199582716
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582716.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Catherine Appleton, author
Lecturer in Criminology and Criminal Justice at the Centre for Criminal Justice Studies in the School of Law, University of Leeds.