Another young life failed by what now passes for justice in Scotland | Kevin McKenna

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Another young life failed by what now passes for justice in Scotland | Kevin McKenna

Katie Allan had a dark and brutal experience in the prison system. Her parents are right to call for changeSuccessive Holyrood administrations have provided a dizzying array of legislative bells and whistles to make Scots feel all warm and pure. They are all well-meaning, of course, but some were tinged by a degree of sanctimonious self-indulgence, such as the “named person” proposals, and sank accordingly. A similar fate lay in store for the Offensive Behaviour at Football Act 2012, which…

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Kevin McKenna
Another young life failed by what now passes for justice in Scotland | Kevin McKenna