Comment
24 November 2016

The endless calls for tough community sentences do more harm than good, argues Richard Garside

Comment
16 November 2016

Kahra Wayland-Larty reports on the European Detention and Custody Summit

Comment
15 November 2016

Ross Fergusson considers the stark choices that the policy swings of successive governments now present too many 16-17-year-olds

Comment
11 November 2016
The needs of the local community, not commercial developers, should be at the heart of plans to redevelop the Holloway prison site, Will McMahon argues
Comment
10 November 2016

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

Comment
8 November 2016

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

Comment
2 November 2016

Mike Guilfoyle remembers Ramon who was the victim of an unforgiving decision

Comment
27 October 2016

Far from trying to rescue the struggling privatised probation companies, the government should let them fail, Richard Garside argues

Comment
18 October 2016
Will McMahon says that the government's claims that the programme is a success require close scrutiny
Comment
5 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.

Comment
4 October 2016

Mike Guilfoyle remembers 'Casey' who he supervised

Comment
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.