Susan McVie, Ellie Bates and Rebecca Pillinger recently published their research findings on violence reduction in Glasgow and London on the LSE blog.
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 latest from the campaign is a comment piece on the serious case review of abuse and use of dangerous restraint at G4S-run Medway secure training centre. The case review was published earlier this week and was launched after Panorama had exposed the conditions at the centre in 2016.
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.
The conference will be on Thursday 23 and Friday 24 May, at The Open University campus in Milton Keynes.
The prison system in the UK is in ongoing, systemic crisis. While politicians pay lip service to the need to reduce prisoner numbers, further growth and expansion are far more likely...
The Centre is pleased to publish J M Moore's report, Downsize, build, transform: An assessment of the Justice Matters workshops.
The report provides the results of semistructered interviews of participants who took part in the workshops that made up part of our Justice Matters project.
The Centre's Research Fellow, Connor Woodman, spoke at Rebellious Lawyering (RebLaw) 2018 last weekend, to an audience of students, lawyers, organisers and researchers from across the UK.
Connor spoke on 'Spycops: The future for the Undercover Policing Inquiry' which was based on his two forthcoming reports investigating the history of political policing in the UK and how the state has sought to constrain and undermine dissent against racism, patriarchy and class through...
The Centre is delighted to be part of a new collaborative campaign to end child imprisonment.
Launching at an event last Thursday at the House of Lords, the campaign supports approaches that prioritise children’s needs, safety and futures, and advocates for the closure of child prisons in England and Wales.
We look forward to working with our colleagues at organisations including...
Over the past year, we have hosted a Research Fellow, Connor Woodman, sponsored by the Barry Amiel & Norman Melburn Trust.
Attempts to punish and prosecute our way out of knife violence are doomed to failure, according to a new report from the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies.
On Tuesday, we held the two-year anniversary event for the Community Plan for Holloway.
The meeting brought together 150 people from the local community to discuss the victories so far and future plans.
The speakers were:
- Will McMahon - Community Plan for Holloway
- Steve Fox - Manalo and White architects
- Andy Bain - Islington Homes for All ...