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Crime and Punishment: New Season

BBC Three’s Crime & Punishment Season will examine core themes such as life on death row, restorative justice, and suicide within the penal system.Using reporters who have been affected by crime and people who have been involved in it, the season explores the conflicting journeys of young offenders serving time and the impact it will have on their lives and those around them.

Programmes in the season include:

Life And Death Row, a three x 60 minute series explores the reality of capital punishment in the US. With unprecedented access inside prison walls, each episode focuses on a key aspect of the system: execution, trial and appeal. 

Dead Behind Bars, an hour-long Documentary, tells the story of young people  who have died while in prison.

Teen Killers: Life Without Parole is a one-off Documentary about juveniles who are serving life in prison without parole. All are guilty of First Degree Murder.

Read more on the BBC Media Centre press release.

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