Comment
2 November 2011

This review of David Garland's book on capital punishment - 'Peculiar Institution' - first appeared in issue 52(1) of the British Journal of Criminology.

Comment
13 October 2011

Crumbs of comfort in today’s new guidelines on burglary from the Sentencing Council. The age of those convicted, or their ‘lack of maturity’, is listed as a mitigating factor when it comes to sentencing.

Speech
20 July 2011

At the anniversary party for the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, at the IET London overlooking the Thames, Richard Garside gave a speech to the gathered audience to celebrate the Centre's past 80 years.

Comment
14 July 2011

Recessions cause harm in a number of ways, argues Richard Garside. It may be too early to tell whether the current recession will result in higher levels of crime in general, or violence in particular.

Speech
18 February 2011
This is a presentation given by Richard Garside at an invite only seminar - Criminal justice under the coalition - in February 2011. Other speakers at the event included Professor Eugene McLaughlin, Professor Rod Morgan and Professor Lee Bridges.
Comment
10 February 2011

Richard Garside wonders why so many people find it so difficult to see beyond the label when it comes to prisoners and those subject to criminal justice capture

Comment
21 January 2011

Richard Garside points out the myth of road sharing when it comes to motorists and cyclists.

Comment
14 January 2011

Richard Garside welcomes the closure of some old prisons. But with more then 200,000 people locked up against their will in prison, immigration detention or police custody every year, there is still much to do.

Comment
5 January 2011

Richard Garside argues that defining what crime is and is not is rather more complex than at first appears.

Speech
13 December 2010

The write up of the speech given by Richard Garside on December 9, 2010 at a Barrow Cadbury Trust hosted roundtable on criminal justice innovation. Richard was debating with Aubrey Fox of the New York Center for Court Innovation.

Comment
30 November 2010

Lee Bridges, Emeritus Professor of the University of Warwick School of Law, responds to Louise Casey's recent paper 'Ending the justice waiting game: a plea for common sense'.

Comment
4 November 2010

Giving prisoners the vote is right, argues Richard Garside. But it far from the most pressing challenging affecting the prison system.