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14 February 2020

In 1988, Partners of Prisoners (POPS) established itself in Manchester as a local support group...

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7 February 2020

Since the first national penitentiary, Millbank, opened on British soil in 1816, the debate in...

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3 February 2020

The great Angela Davis wrote in Are Prisons Obsolete?:

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20 January 2020

Tougher criminal justice sanctions are often advocated by politicians who say this reflects...

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15 January 2020

On 27 November 2019, the Supreme Court gave judgment in R (Hemmati and others) v Secretary of...

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6 January 2020

I recently read a challenging but stimulating scholarly book by David Hayes - Confronting Penal...

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18 December 2019

To 1945, 1979 and 1997 might be added 2019: a pivotal General Election with the potential to...

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5 December 2019

The use of modern slavery policies in regional drug trafficking cases - more often known as...

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3 December 2019

I recently re-read Peggy Giodano's important scholarly work, Legacies of Crime, which explores...

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27 November 2019

The UK government has announced an immediate moratorium on fracking. The decision came after new...

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26 November 2019

There are many strands linking homelessness and the criminal justice system. Ex-offenders...

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14 November 2019

This month, the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies is embarking on a new, long-term programme...