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25 September 2020

After the drama and toxicity of the transgender debate, yesterday was something of welcome...

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17 September 2020

Often when reading criminological tomes, a phrase or reference will leap out from the pages to...

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15 September 2020

Lord Justice Woolf’s Prison Disturbances April 1990: Report of An Inquiry (1991) is widely...

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5 August 2020

It was whilst poring over the pages of Dan Werb's unsettling book, 'City of Omens', a troubling...

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5 August 2020

With the current Black Lives Matter movement in America having accelerated due to the acts of...

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31 July 2020

This week we published our latest report on the coronavirus crisis in prisons.

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30 July 2020

Today the Ministry of Justice released the latest Safety in custody statistics covering deaths...

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27 July 2020

The latest reports of HM Chief Inspector of Prisons and the Parliamentary Joint Committee on...

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24 July 2020

Some 60 per cent of those imprisoned each year in England and Wales serve sentences of under one...

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23 July 2020

Next week we will release the latest tranche of raw data from part of our survey on coronavirus...

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17 July 2020

Earlier this week, the Victims' Commissioner Dame Vera Baird QC decried the “catastrophic”...

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16 July 2020

Some basic maths proposes that if an adult defendant in a magistrates court receives a sentence...