Comment

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


10/11/16

It is not prison that we should be seeking to legitimise but social inclusion and solutions to the causes of social problems, J M Moore argues in response to a recent report by the RSA

08/11/16

A safe injection facility in Glasgow is only the first step in a necessary shift from law enforcement to health-based drug approaches, Kenny MacAskill argues

02/11/16

Mike Guilfoyle remembers Ramon who was the victim of an unforgiving decision

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.

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