We have signed a letter calling on the government to scrap the proposed 500 new prison places for women.
In a letter in The Guardian, one of our trustees, Professor Jo Phoenix, has written about the perils of deplatforming in universities.
We are delighted to publish our interactive map of prisons in England and Wales.
Our latest bulletin, sent out on 16 July 2021.
Last week our reseach analyst Matt Ford attended the campaign organisation JENGbA's demonstration against the joint enterprise doctrine in Parliament Square.
At the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, we believe that there is always a better use for a piece of land than as a place for a prison.
An amendment to the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill the Centre has supported was discussed by the Bill Committee on Wednesday, 23rd June 2021.
The High Court today ruled that the prison service was acting within the current law by housing some male prisoners who identify as women in women's prisons.
Our submission to the House of Commons Justice Committee Inquiry into prison mental health has now been published.
The Institute for Crime & Justice Policy Research and Prison Insider have published a piece by our Head of Programmes Helen Mills on the options for impactful future sentencing reform to reduce short terms in prison.
You can now watch the video of the third and final webinar in our series on Covid-19 in prisons, held yesterday.
More than a quarter of all prisoners in England and Wales are held in prisons built in the Victorian era.