Articles

Mark continues to study and write whilst in prison. Here are some of the articles he has had published.

The case for decriminalisation

This short essay by Mark was published in ‘Crime and Consequence’. You can read a free PDF version of this excellent book, curated by Clinks as part of the Monument Fellowship, or purchase your own copy from Koestler Arts. “Man was ...

Book Review: Parole and Beyond – International Experiences of Life after Prison

Parole and Beyond – International Experiences of Life after Prison, Ruth Armstrong and Ioan Durnescu (eds.) Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan (2016) ix + 319pp. ISBN: 978-1-349-95117-8 (Hardback), 978-1-349-95118-5 (eBook) Price: $99.99 (Hardback), $69.99 (eBook) Originally published in the Prison Service Journal, 236 pp. 54 – ...

Innocence Projects – Green Shoots

Mark Alexander writing on the resurgence and growth of innocence projects in universities Originally published in Criminal Law and Justice Weekly – Issue 23 (2016) 180 JPN 411 – 415       Over the past 9 months I’ve been trying to get ...

The Legacy of Magna Carta

This June marks the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, much lauded as the foundation stone of our British legal system. It was the one of the first documents to hold our leaders accountable for their actions and place limitations ...

We need our Innocence Projects now more than ever

A shorter version of this article was first published on the Justice Gap The announcement that Innocence Network UK (INUK) had disbanded in September 2014 came as a real shock to those of us on the inside still fighting for justice. There ...

Prisoner Suffrage – Draft Voting Eligibility (Prisoners) Bill

The Joint Committee on the draft Voting Eligibility (Prisoners) Bill – comprised of 6 MPs and 6 Peers –recently invited interested organisations and individuals to tender written evidence as part of their inquiry into Prisoner Voting. This follows pressure on ...

Memorial Service Eulogy

Although Mark wasn’t allowed to attend his father’s funeral as he awaited trial, friends were able to deliver this eulogy – written by Mark for the occasion – on his behalf, during the service held on 27 April 2010. Golden Memory Familiar ...

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