Comment
18 June 2021

At the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, we envisage a society less dominated by...

Comment
15 June 2021

For a long time, we have known that the mental health needs of prisoners are substantial and...

Comment
9 June 2021

Rough sleeping and begging have been illegal in England and Wales since the Vagrancy Act was...

Comment
7 June 2021

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

Comment
3 June 2021

The Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921 saw between 39-300 people killed and 10,000 African Americans...

Comment
31 May 2021

Reaching out for a book on criminal justice to read in advance of my latest piece based on my...

Comment
28 May 2021

More than a quarter of all prisoners in England and Wales are held in prisons built in the...

Comment
26 May 2021

A few weeks ago my colleague Helen announced our new project on joint enterprise and briefly...

Comment
14 May 2021

News this week that the prisons inspectorate has resumed full inspections is very welcome.

Comment
13 May 2021

The Centre has begun a new initiative on joint enterprise.

Comment
4 May 2021

One of my abiding pleasures in recounting past accounts of my probation career is to read...

Comment
30 April 2021

A new report from the government’s scientific advisors on COVID-19 in prison is very clear.