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Report: Pre-Trial Detention and its Over-Use

Geographic relevance: Global

Data type: Legal references

Author(s): Institute for Crime and Justice Policy Research

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This report presents research on the use of pre-trial imprisonment in ten contrasting jurisdictions: Kenya, South Africa, Brazil, the United States of America, India, Thailand, England & Wales, Hungary, the Netherlands and Australia. A key objective of the research is to learn from disparities in the use of pre-trial imprisonment across the ten countries and to identify transferable lessons about how to prevent its misuse.

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