22 Aug 2018

Labour-National consensus must be focus of justice overhaul - analysis

From Morning Report, 7:40 am on 22 August 2018

It's been labelled by the National Party as a 'talkfest' with the goal of softening punishments for serious offenders. The government's Criminal Justice Summit which continues in Porirua is expected to lay the foundations for a justice system overhaul. Tania Sawicki Mead, Director of the criminal justice group Just Speak, and Jarrod Gilbert, a sociologist and a member of the government's criminal justice advisory group.