Comment
20 October 2010

Contrary to complaints from some high profile figures, the police have done well out of the spending review, Richard Garside argues.

Comment
23 July 2010

Crispin Blunt's spot of bother with Downing Street for suggesting that prisoners need hope tells us a lot about the current debate on prison reform, argues Richard Garside

Comment
15 July 2010

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.

Speech
30 June 2010

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.

Speech
7 June 2010

The text of a speech given by Richard Garside to a meeting of the Corston Independent Funders Coalition.

Comment
5 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.

Comment
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

Comment
13 April 2010

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

Comment
19 March 2010

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

Speech
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.

Comment
9 March 2010

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

Comment
27 February 2010

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