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16 May 2012

Last week I wrote that a coherent plan of action to control and reduce the prison population in...

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9 May 2012

I’ve been tracking the UK prison population since the beginning of the year to get a sense of...

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2 May 2012

Richard Garside assess calls by Louise Casey for social workers to be more assertive in their...

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26 April 2012
Richard Garside discusses Prison Minister Crispin Blunt's latest speech on the rehabilitation...
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1 March 2012

An unreferenced version of Professor Tim Hope's introduction to cjm 87, looking at the August...

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2 November 2011

This review of David Garland's book on capital punishment - 'Peculiar Institution' - first...

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13 October 2011

Crumbs of comfort in today’s new guidelines on burglary from the Sentencing Council. The age of...

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14 July 2011

Recessions cause harm in a number of ways, argues Richard Garside. It may be too early to tell...

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10 February 2011

Richard Garside wonders why so many people find it so difficult to see beyond the label when it...

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21 January 2011

Richard Garside points out the myth of road sharing when it comes to motorists and cyclists.

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14 January 2011

Richard Garside welcomes the closure of some old prisons. But with more then 200,000 people...

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5 January 2011

Richard Garside argues that defining what crime is and is not is rather more complex than at...