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Community Service Bill to decongest jails, avert its accompanying humanitarian crisis - Gordon


Community Service Bill to decongest jails, avert its accompanying humanitarian crisis - Gordon
June 04, 2019 Press Releases

Senator Richard J. Gordon said the passage on third and final reading of the bill seeking to require community service in lieu of imprisonment for offenses punishable by a jail term ranging fr... Read more

Government must ensure space and ventilation as well as health and paralegal services, especially for poor detainees


Government must ensure space and ventilation as well as health and paralegal services, especially for poor detainees
July 02, 2018 Press Releases

With a staggering jail congestion problem in the country, Senator Richard J. Gordon called on the government to ensure space and ventilation in jails and detention facilities because the crowd... Read more