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

Monday, 06 May, 2019

This month Mike Guilfoyle offers a glimpse of how probation officers, in practice, supervise and help to rehabilitate those convicted of sex offences

Thursday, 25 April, 2019

The unthinking acceptance of prisons as inevitable social institutions is preventing us from thinking beyond them, argues Richard Garside

Thursday, 18 April, 2019

Co-editor of the latest edition of the Prison Service Journal, Charlotte Weinberg, introduces the rationale behind the journal's theme of prisons in crisis 

Wednesday, 03 April, 2019

Laura Cooper on a new report highlighting disturbing trends around disproportionality in the youth justice system

Monday, 01 April, 2019

Mike Guilfoyle remembers working with Paola

Wednesday, 27 March, 2019

Transgender wings have a superficial appeal, argues Debbie Hayton, but they remain problematic

Friday, 01 March, 2019

This month Mike Guilfoyle describes a supervisory experience supporting 'Romy' 

Wednesday, 20 February, 2019

Roger Grimshaw explores how county lines-related violence provokes questions about social attitudes and policy

Monday, 11 February, 2019

Gavin Wilkinson on how the fall of the USSR, power vacuums filled by organised crime have touched the UK Criminal Justice System and mental health services

Thursday, 07 February, 2019

Will Mason critically engages with the racial profiling of Black men; the lack of attention to poverty; and emerging ‘public health’ responses to knife crime in Britain