The endless calls for tough community sentences do more harm than good, argues Richard Garside
Kahra Wayland-Larty reports on the European Detention and Custody Summit
Ross Fergusson considers the stark choices that the policy swings of successive governments now present too many 16-17-year-olds
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
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
Mike Guilfoyle remembers Ramon who was the victim of an unforgiving decision
Far from trying to rescue the struggling privatised probation companies, the government should let them fail, Richard Garside argues
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.
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.