A prison cell at Alcatraz Prison is shown in this June 1, 2010 photo. (Photo by miss_millions via Flikr)

A Stain On The Law: Imprisonment For Public Protection Exposed

On the night of his death, the 24th August 2010, Shaun Beasley called his family from HMP Parc, the prison to which he’d recently been transferred.  He told  them he was struggling to cope. They immediately called the prison to inform them that Shaun, who had a history of mental illness and suicide attempts, was […]