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Dame Vera Baird QC on domestic violence

Earlier this week, the Victims' Commissioner, Dame Vera Baird QC, was in the news, arguing that there had been a "catastrophic" decline in rape prosecutions.

16 July 2020
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Black Lives Matter, policing and the criminal justice system

A couple of weeks ago, Adam Elliott Cooper of the University of Greenwich and The Monitoring Group, and Liz Fekete of the Institute of Race Relations, spoke about black lives matter, policing and the criminal justice system at one of our webinars.

2 July 2020
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The swirling current of criminalisation

At our webinar on socially-distanced justice yesterday, Liz Fekete of the Institute of Race Relations argued that a focus on racial disproportionalities failed to address the real causes of criminalisation of young people.

19 June 2020
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Centre's work cited in House of Commons briefing

Released earlier this week, the briefing on coronavirus in prisons in England and Wales cited an article by our Head of Programmes, Helen Mills. 

The article is one of a two-part series on prison sentencing in the context of the 'new normal' of coronavirus. 

Read the House of Commons briefing on coronavirus in prisons here, and Helen's...

11 June 2020