A primary school teacher who raped a girl from the age of five and took indecent photographs of his pupils has been jailed indefinitely.
Caught, tried and punished for foul crimes.
And yet, yet….what\’s this about "indefinite sentences"? You stay in jail until you\’ve sucked up to hte Governor enough to be released? Until you tick off some boxes on the parole officer\’s list?
I agree that an indefinite sentence isn\’t the same as indefinite detention without trial, but it still all sounds highly illiberal. What\’s the justification for it\’