Our latest UK Justice Policy Review report out now

Since 2012, the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies has been publishing UK Justice Policy Review (UKJPR), an annual assessment of criminal justice developments across the United Kingdom.


26 June 2017

New UKJPR report out next week

The latest edition of UK Justice Policy Review (UKJPR) came back from the printers earlier this week. It is due for publication next Monday and will be given, free-of-charge, to all those who attend our latest UKJPR conference –...

20 June 2017

Research fellowship

Want to investigate state and corporate power?

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to develop their critical thinking and wanting to take their first career steps with a policy and research charity.

The Centre for Crime and Justice Studies in...

5 June 2017

Holloway Prison Visitor's Centre occupied by protesters

At 14:30 on Saturday 27th May, feminist direct action group Sisters Uncut occupied Holloway Prison Visitor’s Centre to demand that the empty space be used to support local domestic violence survivors. Eight activists entered the building via an open window, as 150 rallied outside.  One of the...

30 May 2017

Do the manifesto claims stack up?

Do more police officers cut crime? Are tough community sentences a realistic alternative to prison? These are some of the questions considered in the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies' latest report.


26 May 2017

Criminal justice across the UK: What are the challenges?

What has been going on in criminal justice across the UK since the Brexit referendum?

What are the main criminal justice developments to look out for across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland following the General Election?

Why is it so hard sometimes to achieve even...

25 May 2017

The Violence of Austerity: book launched

In The Violence of Austerity, Dr Victoria Cooper and Professor David Whyte, a Visiting Fellow at the Centre, bring together the voices of experts to show that rather than stimulating economic growth, austerity policies have led to a dismantling of the social systems that operated as a...

22 May 2017

Community Plan for Holloway on London Live

TV News channel, London Live, recently covered our Community Plan for Holloway initiative, with interviews from Will McMahon, Chris Hignett and Becka Hudson.

The closure of Holloway prison offers a once in a generation opportunity to create much needed facilities, homes and services for...

12 May 2017