David Faulkner provides a list of rules that ministers and practitioners might usefully follow
Analysis and comment on current developments by the Centre's staff, supporters and associates
In an installment of our Breaking the Silence series, Madeline Petrillo tells Misha's story of imprisonment, sexual violence and her hopes for a better future.
Mike Guilfoyle reflects on his supervision of 'Eric'
The disproportionate sentencing of young black men under the joint enterprise doctrine is part of a wider ethnic penalty they face in society, argues our Deputy Director Will McMahon
Badging community sentences as alternatives to custody is fundamentally dishonest, argues Ken Pease
Theo Scheiner participated in our recent workshop, 'Alternatives to criminal justice: Building social justice solutions'. Here's what he had to say about it.
Broken-windows policing should make way for a more positive community-based solution, argues Hal Pepinsky
Community punishments do not have a significant impact on crime rates, but neither does prison, Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay writes
The war on drugs is a civil war and it's time to call a halt, writes Kenny MacAskill MSP
Mike Guilfoyle remembers Sam and his path to independent living