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15 December 2020

As promised back in July, I’m revisiting my blog on the drivers behind the drop in prison...

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14 December 2020

Seasoned observers of Ministry of Justice White Papers since 2010 could be forgiven for thinking...

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10 December 2020

‘Female prisoners must not share the same accommodation as male prisoners’.

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3 December 2020

They say that meeting your heroes often disappoints.

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2 December 2020

In April 2012 the Scottish Government published Commission on Women Offenders, by Dame Elish...

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27 November 2020

“Over the ten years from 2009 to 2018, at least 1,425 women were killed by men in the UK. This...

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26 November 2020

A joint research project between CCJS and the Howard League for Penal Reform is now close to...

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25 November 2020

It is nearly five years since we published Dangerous associations: Joint enterprise, gangs and...

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24 November 2020

It is surprising that the conditions for babies in prison have remained unchanged for around 200...

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20 November 2020

Last week the Ministry of Justice released figures for confirmed cases of COVID-19 in prisons...

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13 November 2020

“It was exactly 10 years ago that I discovered that my partner of six years was actually a...

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5 November 2020

With the powerful momentum for enduring reform in criminal justice systems captured most...