Professor Nicky Padfield says there is reason to be cautiously optimistic about the impact of COVID-19 on prison sentencing, whilst also remembering the pains of imprisonment.
This week's summer reading builds on last week's policing reading list, with articles, videos and research focusing on the undercover policing of political protest.
Professor Cyrus Tata answers an audience question at our last webinar: What should we not use prison sentences for?
As part of our summer reading lists, this week we've collected our favourite articles on policing from the Centre's archives as well as more recent commentaries.
Watch Kenny MacAskill speak at our webinar on short prison sentence reform on how to move from words to action when pushing for reform.
As the summer holidays get underway, even if you're staying at home for your holiday, we thought you might be interested in reading our back catalogue of articles on prison abolitionism and decarceration.
Over four years since we published Dangerous associations: Joint enterprise, gangs and racism, by Becky Clarke and Patrick Williams, filmmaker Colin Stone has drawn on this research to create a documentary on joint enterprise.
What measures are EU countries adopting to address COVID-19 in prisons and other detention settings?