Reflections on Three Decades of Penal Reform

This year’s annual lecture will be delivered by Baroness Vivien Stern, one of the world's best known justice and prison reformers, and a compelling public speaker.

This year’s annual lecture will be delivered by Baroness Vivien Stern, one of the world's best known justice and prison reformers, and a compelling public speaker. All welcome.

Vivien was awarded a CBE in 1992 and was raised to the peerage as Baroness Stern of Vauxhall in the London Borough of Lambeth in 1999. She has been a member of several parliamentary committees and is currently a member of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments. She lists her political interests as criminal justice, foreign affairs, human rights, international development, penal reform, and prisons, and has written several books, including Creating Criminals: prisons and people in a market society; Bricks of Shame: Britain's prisons; Failures in Penal Policy; Imprisoned by Our Prisons: a programme for reform ; The Prisons We Deserve and A Sin Against the Future: imprisonment in the world.

She is primarily involved these days with international involvement in justice reform.

The AGM of the Robson Hanan Trust will commence at 5.30pm, and Baroness Stern will deliver her address from 6.00pm.

6.00pm, Monday, 12th November 2012
'The Hall', St Johns in the City, Willis St, Wellington

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