We're pleased to announce further details on three webinars looking at ongoing changes to criminal justice administration in light of responses to COVID-19.
In partnership with the Open University, the webinars will look specifically at criminal justice in relation to lockdowns, social distancing and the use of digital technologies.
Webinar 1, Thursday 4 June, 9.00 - 10.30am (Watch event video)
The focus will be on the changes, practical challenges, and unintended consequences of instituting social distancing in various criminal justice settings.
- Jon Collins, Magistrates Association
- Pippa Goodfellow, Standing Committee for Youth Justice
- John Podmore, former prison governor
- Fergus McNeill, University of Glasgow
Webinar 2, Thursday 11 June, 9.00 - 10.30am (Watch event video)
This session will explore the political dimensions to the COVID-19 changes, and the implications for criminal justice.
- John Pratt, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
- Mary Corcoran, Keele University
- Leandro Ayres França, Faculdade Estácio Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre
Webinar 3, Thursday 18 June, 9.00 - 10.30am (Registration closed)
The third and final webinar will be considering the longer-term implications, and how a positive legacy for criminal justice might be achieved.
- Vera Baird DBE QC, Independent Victims’ Commissioner for England and Wales
- Adam Elliott-Cooper, University of Greenwich and Board Member of The Monitoring Group
- Kathy Evans, Children England
- Liz Fekete, Institute of Race Relations
- Lachlan Stuart, former advisor to Rt Hon Jeremy Corbyn MP