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Transporting Others’ Goods: A Consumer Culture’s Dream, or Too Great a Risk?

The BBC has recently published an article about the growth of businesses that connect people so that one can transport goods abroad for the other. Theoretically this allows clients to receive commodities they couldn’t otherwise, and allows carriers to capitalise on any unnecessary or additional baggage allowance. The BBC’s advice that those reacting cautiously to this idea ‘might need to think again’ is somewhat worrying in light of the risks that carrying others’ luggage brings.

Read our thoughts here: http://ow.ly/Y3kg30c2wh1

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Jeff Sessions enacts harsher sentencing and charges in US criminal justice overhaul.

The attorney general calls for prosecutors to ‘charge and pursue the most serious, readily provable offense’, in a major reversal of Obama-era policies.

Find out more: http://ow.ly/bEsE30bXRDx

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63 jails in Bangladesh have no doctors.

Inmates deprived of proper treatment as jail authorities have only 6 doctors.

Read more: http://ow.ly/JOe630bXHj7

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The Necessity of Thai Reform Initiatives.

A recent article in the Bangkok Post presents the opinion of Kobkiat Kasiwiwat, director-general of the Thai Corrections Department, on the improving living conditions of Thailand’s prisons.

Find out more: http://ow.ly/JA4S30c09LS

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Only 56 prisons in Mexico meet standards.

A large majority of Mexican prisons have still not met the international standards required for accreditation despite an investment of almost US $36 million aimed at their improvement.

Find out more: http://ow.ly/KcyH30bXGXC

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Be #TravelAware: Morocco – Diverse Natural Beauty, Cultural Attractions, and Unique Laws.

Visit our website to find out what to look out for in Morocco: http://ow.ly/1hDq30bXSRt

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The Foreign Office has an updated list of English-speaking lawyers for British nationals requiring assistance in Hungary.

Download here: http://ow.ly/9pOR30bXGDQ

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We did it! Thank you to everyone who supported us for the #legalwalk. There is still time to sponsor us: http://ow.ly/9WJC30bYkdW
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Measures to overcome crowding in Guyana prisons.

The government is tackling overcrowding in the prisons by looking for alternatives for pre-trial detention. This is a part of other measures outlined to address prison overcrowding in a timely manner.

Read more: http://ow.ly/K1m030bXGlQ

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This is Cleo. She wanted to do the London Legal Walk with us but her little legs won't carry her that far, so she's cheering the team on at home.

There is still time to sponsor us before we start!
http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/team/PA17
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