Richard Garside argues that it is the way we organise society, not the levels of crime, that is the strongest influence on our prison numbers.
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In his first speech as Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice, the Rt Hon Ken Clarke set out the government's plans for criminal justice reform at the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies.
The text of a speech given by Richard Garside to a meeting of the Corston Independent Funders Coalition.
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.
Don't expect the austerity agenda to deliver a smaller criminal justice system or penal moderation any time soon, argues Richard Garside
Richard Garside summarises the Centre's recently published pamphlet on young adults: From criminal justice to social justice.
Richard Garside reviews 'Punishing the Poor' by Loic Wacquant.
Speech by Richard Garside to the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies conference on Criminal Justice in an Age of Austerity and Change.
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.
Richard Garside highlights a Strategy Unit report claiming that the crime fall is mostly down to economic, not criminal justice, factors