Comment

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


Wednesday, 17 July, 2013

Richard Garside discusses recent claims that hundreds of criminals are on the run in England and Wales.

Tuesday, 16 July, 2013

Professor Ed Cape of the University of the West of England and trustee of the Centre discusses the recent parliamentary vote in favour of opting out of 130 EU crime and justice measures.

Wednesday, 10 July, 2013

Richard Garside assesses comments by the chief inspector of prisons Nick Hardwick that any parent with a child in Feltham has a 'right to be terrified' over their health and welfare.

Tuesday, 25 June, 2013

Richard Garside assesses recent proposals to rebuilding the prison estate in England and Wales and proposes a rather more radical, abolitionist, alternative

Monday, 24 June, 2013

Rebecca Roberts considers the impact and opportunities of a shrinking criminal justice system.

Monday, 17 June, 2013

Richard Garside explains the thinking behind the Centre's three year strategic initiative on the social harms of criminal justice.

Friday, 07 June, 2013

Dr Jörg Wiegratz of the University of Leeds writes on why we risk becoming complacent about corruption.

Monday, 13 May, 2013

David Beetham, Professor Emeritus, University of Leeds, and speaker at the recent 'How Corrupt is Britain?' conference, offers some ideas on how corruption might be defined.

Tuesday, 07 May, 2013

Joanna Gilmore and Waqas Tufail of the Northern Police Monitoring Project explain how individuals, groups and communities can collectively challenge corrupt policing practices and monitor instances of police violence and harassment.

Tuesday, 30 April, 2013

Dr David Whyte, of the University of Liverpool, says we need to challenge abuses of power in politics, the police and corporate sector.

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