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  • Wednesday, 12 June, 2019

    The latest briefing on the retention and disclosure of criminal records has been published in the House of Commons Library.

    The note outlines the rules for managing the retention and disclosure of convictions which sits with the Police National Computer and the Police National Database. 

  • Thursday, 16 May, 2019

    As well as being our organisation's founder, Dr Grace Pailthorpe was also a surgeon and artist. 

    Her paintings, in collaboration with Reuben Mednikoff, are on display at a new exhibitionA Tale of Mother's Bones at Camden Arts Centre. 

    The exhibition will be on until 23 June. 

  • Tuesday, 07 May, 2019

    Holding Peabody to account

    Last week, housing campaigner Glyn Robbins and Peabody Chief Executive Brendan Sarsfield responded in the Islington Tribune to growing concerns that Peabody won't be held to account on their Holloway prison site promises. 

  • Friday, 26 April, 2019

    Our Director, Richard Garside, will be participating in Howard League Scotland's 40th Anniversary Conference: Futures of Justice - The Next 40 Years on 22 May in Edinburgh. 

    Richard will share a panel on Working Together for Justice alongside:

  • Tuesday, 23 April, 2019

    On Saturday 30th March around 60 local people gathered at St George’s Church in Tufnell Park for an emergency meeting to discuss the announcement that Peabody housing association had bought the Holloway prison site and would be developing it in partnership with private property developer London Square.

  • Thursday, 18 April, 2019

    We are recruiting for new Trustees to help steer the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies in the next stage of its development.

    We would be particularly interested in recruiting Trustees with knowledge and expertise in the following areas:

  • Thursday, 18 April, 2019

    The campaign to End Child Imprisonment has today published Principles and minimum expectations for children deprived of their libertywhich provides a framework for addressing harmful behaviour and supporting vulnerable children outside of prison settings. 

  • Thursday, 18 April, 2019

    Our Director, Richard Garside, commented on public probation services in Wales after Chief Inspector of Probation Dame Glenys Stacey had praised their leadership. This comes in contrast to the criticism faced by community rehabilitation companies which a number of leading criminal justice experts, including Richard, have called to be taken back into public hands. 

    On the Welsh probation services, Richard said: 

  • Tuesday, 16 April, 2019

    Violence: prevention, public health and social justice - aims to outline a framework for determining how violence reduction for everyone can be effectively achieved. The project is being done in partnership with Unison.

    The Centre's Research Director, Roger Grimshaw, will be leading the project. 

    For more information please visit our project page.

  • Tuesday, 16 April, 2019

    The eighth edition of UK Justice Policy Review is out now, covering the period from the 2017 General Election to the summer of 2018.

    Produced annually, the Review uniquely offers concise coverage of key policy developments in criminal justice across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

    To improve accessibility and raise public awareness of the changing criminal justice landscape, data are presented in a variety of formats including infographics, graphs and tables alongside to-the-point written analysis.