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.
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
Richard Garside points out the myth of road sharing when it comes to motorists and cyclists.
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.
Richard Garside argues that defining what crime is and is not is rather more complex than at first appears.
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.
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'.
Giving prisoners the vote is right, argues Richard Garside. But it far from the most pressing challenging affecting the prison system.
Contrary to complaints from some high profile figures, the police have done well out of the spending review, Richard Garside argues.
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
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.