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  • Monday, 17 June, 2013

    A Spinwatch video report on tax avoidance and the relationship between ‘big 4’ accountancy firms and government.

  • Monday, 17 June, 2013

    The Centre has office space available to rent in London for like-minded organisations. Our offices are bright, air conditioned, very close to Vauxhall transport and we have a purpose built meeting room available at highly discounted prices for tenants. The space is approx 680 sq ft on our first floor for which we are looking for £30 per sq ft. Email info@crimeandjustice.org.uk to arrange a viewing or to find out more information.

  • Thursday, 13 June, 2013

    The Manchester Evening News reports on homeless people forced to live in caves. Grace Dent comments on the ‘hand wringing’ and ‘hypocrisy’ of the middle classes in The Independent.

  • Thursday, 13 June, 2013

    Kazuri Homes released a report on housing conditions for women seeking asylum and questioned whether G4S are ‘captors or carers’. The press release is here and the full report here. Elsewhere, the Institute for Race Relations covers what happened at the G4S AGM.

  • Wednesday, 12 June, 2013

    Charlie Weinberg writes about her experiences of working with young people, here

  • 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.

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