A visit to Latvian prisons

Ursula Smartt

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Considers the criminal justice system in Latvia. Though the Parliament of the Republic of Latvia abolished the death penalty on July 6, 1993, with a clemency board now in place, public attitudes to punishment remain highly punative. The abolition of capital punishment is a standard requirement to access the EU.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)810-813
Number of pages4
JournalJustice of the Peace Journal
Publication statusPublished - 21 Oct 2006


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