Lecturer in Law, Staffordshire University
Tawney Bennett is a lecturer in law at Staffordshire University. Her teaching spans areas such as criminal law, criminal justice, social welfare law and tort law. Tawney conducts research in the areas of crime and criminal justice, predominantly within the prison estate. Her doctoral thesis examines trauma-exposed women in the criminal justice system, but she is also interested in all areas of prisons and punishment, sexual offences and community-based interventions.
The parole board recently decided to grant the release of David McGreavy, who in 1973, aged 21, murdered and mutilated three children and impaled their bodies on railings at their home in which he was a lodger. He was...