Comment

Analysis and comment on current developments by the Centre's staff, supporters and associates


27/10/16

Far from trying to rescue the struggling privatised probation companies, the government should let them fail, Richard Garside argues

18/10/16

Will McMahon says that the government's claims that the programme is a success require close scrutiny

05/10/16

Dr David Scott argues that the vision presented by Liz Truss, Secretary of State for Justice, at the Conservative party conference was one of discipline and policies which only exacerbate despair. This is a vision which must be challenged.

04/10/16

Mike Guilfoyle remembers 'Casey' who he supervised

23/09/16

The prison population has fallen by five a day since the 2015 General Election, Richard Garside writes. What's needed is a long-term plan to deliver a sustained fall.

06/09/16

Mike Guilfoyle remembers Patrick who spent many years on licence

02/09/16

Will McMahon argues that for many wrongly imprisoned for joint enterprise, justice is still a long way off.

02/08/16

Mike Guilfoyle remembers some of the people he worked with in court

01/08/16

Kenny MacAskill reflects on an appropriate response to the recent terror atrocities

21/07/16

With Trainspotting 2 currently being filmed in Edinburgh, Kenny MacAskill calls for a more realistic approach to drug taking

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