The Centre for Crime and Justice Studies focuses on the education of the public around issues relating to the criminal justice system across the UK.
The centre's research on antisocial behaviour powers and young adults has been cited in the latest research from the Institute of Race Relations.
The Fifteenth Special Report, Controlling dangerous dogs, has used the Centre's research briefing, Anti-social behaviour powers and young adults (2018) to inform its review of the effectiveness of the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991.
In November, we launched the campaign to end child imprisonment along with Article 39, Howard League for Penal Reform, INQUEST, Just for Kids Law and the National Association for Youth Justice.
The Centre's director, Richard Garside, is co-signatory of a letter to Minister of Justice David Gauke.
The Centre for Crime and Justice Studies and the Harm & Evidence Research Collaborative at The Open University, in partnership with Professor Joe Sim of Liverpool John Moores University, will be holding a major conference on prison abolition in the UK in 2019.