Stop the 500

We have signed a letter calling on the government to scrap the proposed 500 new prison places for women.

28 July 2021

Matt Ford at joint enterprise protest

Last week our reseach analyst Matt Ford attended the campaign organisation JENGbA's demonstration against the joint enterprise doctrine in Parliament Square. 

12 July 2021

A better future

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.

9 July 2021

Short prison sentences: directions for reform

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.  

18 June 2021

e-Bulletin: Friday, 28 May

More than a quarter of all prisoners in England and Wales are held in prisons built in the Victorian era.

28 May 2021