Richard Garside examines the thinking behind the launch of the competition for probation contracts in England and Wales.
Richard Garside argues that it is too early to tell whether the economic depression in the UK will result in higher levels of violence. But the early signs on domestic and acquaintance violence don't look good.
On September 18, 2013 the Centre held an Anti-Poverty Forum, to discuss how the risk of poverty for people in institutional care can be reduced.
Participants included experts and organisations representing prisoners, immigration detainees, looked after children, and people with disabilities and mental health problems in institutional settings.
Roger Grimshaw, the Centre's Research Director, reviews a recent report published by the Centre on the housing needs of women leaving London's Holloway Prison.
Richard Garside writes about the Centre's new Justice Matters initiative.
Richard Garside comments on a recent speech by Louise Casey, head of the govenrment's 'Troubled Families' programme.
Richard Garside discusses recent claims that hundreds of criminals are on the run in England and Wales.
Professor Ed Cape of the University of the West of England and trustee of the Centre discusses the recent parliamentary vote in favour of opting out of 130 EU crime and justice measures.
Richard Garside assesses recent proposals to rebuilding the prison estate in England and Wales and proposes a rather more radical, abolitionist, alternative
Rebecca Roberts considers the impact and opportunities of a shrinking criminal justice system.