HM Ministry of Justice

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HM Ministry of Justice

A department of the British government responsible for administering the British (and in some cases only the English and Welsh) justice system. It prosecutes criminal cases, hears appeals of immigration decisions, handles civil liberty issues, advises the government on sentencing and penalty laws, and has other similar responsibilities. It also advises the government on matters relating to the British constitution. The Ministry of Justice was created in 2007.
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A spokesman for the British Ministry of Justice said: "Our decision to not grant compensation was confirmed as correct by the Divisional Court in 2013.
An analysis of sentences by the British Ministry of Justice has showed that seven out of ten of those arrested were remanded in custody before their trials, seven times more than the 10% of defendants in magistrates' courts in August last year.
and the British Ministry of Justice, with the goal of reducing prisoner recidivism at Her Majesty's Prison Peterborough.
The British Ministry of Justice figures show they make up almost one in 10 of prisoners in England and Wales.
The British Ministry of Justice has granted a license to allow the body of Cardinal John Henry Newman to be moved from a grave in a small cemetery in the suburbs of Birmingham, England, and transfer it to a marble sarcophagus in Birmingham Oratory church, where it can be venerated by pilgrims.
British Ministry of Justice officials yesterday handed a file on him to the Parole Board who will review whether he should be jailed for life.

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