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18 Aug 2015

Hug a Thug? Crime and punishment debate at the Edinburgh Fringe

Hug a thugThe SCCJR’s Professor Susan McVie will aim to challenge preconceptions about “soft touch” justice with an event at the Edinburgh Fringe.

She will be joined by her University of Edinburgh colleague Professor Lesley McAra to share stories of prisoners and victims and help the audience design their ideal prison.

The event forms part of the Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas at The Stand in The Square in St Andrews Square, and will take place at 3pm on Tuesday, August 25. Tickets and more information are available from www.edfringe.com and www.thestand.co.uk.