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.
Analysis and comment on current developments by the Centre's staff, supporters and associates
Mike Guilfoyle remembers 'Casey' who he supervised
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.
Mike Guilfoyle remembers Patrick who spent many years on licence
Will McMahon argues that for many wrongly imprisoned for joint enterprise, justice is still a long way off.
Mike Guilfoyle remembers some of the people he worked with in court
Kenny MacAskill reflects on an appropriate response to the recent terror atrocities
With Trainspotting 2 currently being filmed in Edinburgh, Kenny MacAskill calls for a more realistic approach to drug taking
Iraqi oil money fuelled 'endemic corruption' in the UK and the US, argues David Whyte
In another instalment in our Breaking the Silence series, Madeline Petrillo tells Ellie’s story of overcoming adversity to be there for her daughter