In his Eve Saville lecture Ian Loader argues that criminology can act as a liberal restraint over short-termist policies and should be used to sustain 'a crime politics that can secure the security of citizens without undermining the values and institutions of liberal democracy'. A full, referenced version of the speech is also available for download.
Analysis and comment on current developments by the Centre's staff, supporters and associates
Professor Rod Morgan, former chair of the Youth Justice Board, gave the final presentation in the 2006/2007 New Developments in Criminal Justice seminar lecture series. Professor Morgan highlighted that there has been a 26 per increase in the number of children dealt with by the youth justice system in the last three years. He concluded that criminalising children is 'often counter productive, and for that reason we need to think more about resorting to the criminalisation label less'.
Public lecture by the Baroness Usha Prashar, Chair of the Judicial Appointments Commission as part of the 'New Developments in Criminal Justice' seminar series.
This article by Will McMahon was originally published in Attachment: New Directions in Psychotherapy and Relational Psychoanalysis Vol 1, March 2007, pp. 86-93, published by Karnac Books.
'Soca: one year on' was the title of a public lecture by Sir Stephen Lander, Chair of the Serious Organised Crime Agency as part of the 'New Developments in Criminal Justice' seminar series.
Public lecture by Professor Sir Duncan Nichol, Chair of the Parole Board as part of the 'New Developments in Criminal Justice' seminar series.
This paper was given at a criminology seminar at the University of Oxford on October 25, 2006.
This public lecture was given by Sir Igor Judge, President of the Queen's Bench Criminal Justice Division as part of the 'New Developments in Criminal Justice' seminar series.
Chris Eades writes for the Prison Service Journal on American justice.
This article by Sean Roberts was first published in Criminal Justice Matters, No.64 Summer 2006.