As deaths in custody spiral and coroners’ recommendations are ignored, a vicious cycle goes into tailspin. Rebecca Roberts, Head of Policy at INQUEST, writes about how preventable deaths and the response to them highlight much that is wrong with the criminal justice system.

Read the article in full on The Justice Gap. This article appears in the latest issue of Proof Magazine.

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