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

Saturday, 05 June, 2010

Richard Garside wrote the following article for a New Statesman special policy report on crime. The full report can be downloaded at the bottom of this page.

Friday, 21 May, 2010

Don't expect the austerity agenda to deliver a smaller criminal justice system or penal moderation any time soon, argues Richard Garside

Tuesday, 13 April, 2010

Richard Garside summarises the Centre's recently published pamphlet on young adults: From criminal justice to social justice.

Friday, 19 March, 2010

Richard Garside reviews 'Punishing the Poor' by Loic Wacquant.

Wednesday, 10 March, 2010

Speech by Richard Garside to the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies conference on Criminal Justice in an Age of Austerity and Change.

Tuesday, 09 March, 2010

Richard Littlejohn, scourge of liberals and lefties everywhere, wrote a surprisingly thoughtful piece on Jon Venables and Robert Thompson, the killers of Jamie Bulger. Richard Garside reproduces it in this post.

Saturday, 27 February, 2010

Richard Garside highlights a Strategy Unit report claiming that the crime fall is mostly down to economic, not criminal justice, factors

Wednesday, 17 February, 2010

Richard Garside takes a long-term look at levels of income inequality.

Monday, 15 February, 2010

In a previous post I highlighted the selective reworking of a graph on inequality by the government. Now it’s the turn of the Conservative party to pull the same trick, in their new report, Labour’s Two Nations.

Friday, 12 February, 2010

Alan Johnson has enjoyed a less than glittering career as Home Secretary. His impulsive dismissal of David Nutt as chair of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs cemented a reputation as a politician uninterested in research evidence.