Comment

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


Wednesday, 05 October, 2016

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.

Tuesday, 04 October, 2016

Mike Guilfoyle remembers 'Casey' who he supervised

Friday, 23 September, 2016

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.

Tuesday, 06 September, 2016

Mike Guilfoyle remembers Patrick who spent many years on licence

Friday, 02 September, 2016

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

Tuesday, 02 August, 2016

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

Monday, 01 August, 2016

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

Thursday, 21 July, 2016

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

Tuesday, 12 July, 2016

Iraqi oil money fuelled 'endemic corruption' in the UK and the US, argues David Whyte

Friday, 08 July, 2016

In another instalment in our Breaking the Silence series, Madeline Petrillo tells Ellie’s story of overcoming adversity to be there for her daughter

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