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  • Wednesday, 12 June, 2013

    Police officers could face criminal charges after a blind man was shot with a 50,000-volt Taser when his white stick was mistaken for a Samurai sword. Prosecutors confirmed that police watchdog the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has passed them a file for consideration after 63 year old Colin Farmer, who is visually impaired, was hit with the stun gun in October last year.

  • Friday, 07 June, 2013

    The False Economy website shares this striking observation of a possible future for the justice system by Birmingham Against the Cuts:

  • Friday, 07 June, 2013

    Institutional economic fraud is now the norm, argues Jorg Wiegratz on the Centre’s website, following the recent ‘How corrupt is Britain’ conference.

  • Friday, 07 June, 2013

    Mike Guilfoyle blogs about the power of criminal labels over at Works for Freedom.

  • Friday, 07 June, 2013

    The June issue of Criminal Justice Matters is NOW OUT. The themed section is edited by Professor Ed Cape on criminal defence rights in a global context. Topical articles include Tim Bateman on the age of criminal responsibility; Roy Coleman and Joe Sim on regeneration and repression in Liverpool and an appreciation of Professor Stan Cohen by Barbara Hudson.

  • Wednesday, 05 June, 2013

    Charlotte Weinberg writes at Works for Freedom on the importance of being bothered and the Man-Up programme run by SafeGround

  • Tuesday, 04 June, 2013

    Professor Eamonn Carrabine has been awarded the 2012 Radzinowicz Prize by the British Journal of Criminology for his paper ‘Just Images: Aesthetics, Ethics and Visual Criminology’.

  • Friday, 31 May, 2013

    The killing of a man in London this week sparked widespread coverage and national debate about the nature of terrorism, extremism and racially motivated violence. For the Guardian's coverage, click here and the BBC's, here

  • Thursday, 30 May, 2013

    US judge was jailed for 28 years for conspiring with private prisons to hand young people maximum sentences in return for millions of dollars from private prisons. Unbelievable!

  • Thursday, 30 May, 2013

    Rebecca Roberts, Senior Associate at the Centre, wrote on the Reclaim Justice Network blog, arguing that criminal justice agencies should keep out of our schools.