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PLEA Tenth Anniversary Gala

2017 is a momentous year for PLEA as we celebrate an incredible ten years of operation. Over this time we’ve delivered legal education programs to thousands of incarcerated Victorians and helped launch the careers of hundreds of law students. Since … Continue reading

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Applications for PLEA’s Spring recruitment close Wednesday.

Applications for our Spring round of presenter recruitment close this Wednesday 17 August. PLEA offers unparalleled opportunities for law students across Melbourne and Geelong to develop their legal knowledge and presentation skills, all while making a contribution to assisting some … Continue reading

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PLEA Youth Justice Forum

Registration is now open! The Prison Legal Education & Assistance Project is proud to host our inaugural Public Forum this June. Building on our organisation’s history of providing educative programs to incarcerated young people, the Forum will explore the experience … Continue reading

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Incarceration rates remain at record levels

The recent release of the Productivity Commission’s annual Report on Government Services has revealed a substantial increase in demand across the Victorian criminal justice space. The number of released prisoners who return to prison under sentence within two years is now … Continue reading

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