Publications

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Monday, 23 March, 2015

Change has swept the United Kingdom criminal justice systems over recent years. The election of the Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition government in May 2010 drew a line under the generous budgets of the New Labour period. Austerity and cuts became the new reality. Across England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, different solutions to common criminal justice challenges emerged.

Tuesday, 17 March, 2015

In this report Abigail Amey, Zoe Ellis and Will McMahon summarise the views of those who attended two events held at HMP Grendon, in June 2014, and HMP Barlinnie, in October 2014, as to how far UK prisons follow the European Prison Rules as recommended by the Council of Europe. 

Wednesday, 14 January, 2015

This essay collection highlights how women facing criminalisation and gender based violence are repeatedly failed by society.

Tuesday, 26 August, 2014

This review, sponsored by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, examined international evidence about the links between institutional care and poverty in order to identify strategies for reducing the risks in the four countries of the UK.

Wednesday, 20 August, 2014

Our response to the College of Policing consultation on improving standards in the use of pre-charge bail by the police.

Monday, 17 March, 2014

The third in an annual series by the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, supported by the Hadley Trust, tracking year-on-year developments in criminal justice and social welfare across the UK. Combining analysis of the main developments with key data on issues such as spending, staffing and the numbers going through the criminal justice system, UK Justice Policy Review offers an accessible overview of UK-wide developments.

Wednesday, 22 January, 2014

In October 2013 the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies made a submission to the House of Commons Justice Committee Inquiry into crime reduction policies.

Following its publication today by the Justice Committee we are also publishing the submission here.

Wednesday, 21 August, 2013

How can women from minority ethnic groups leaving prison be rescued from homelessness? This is the question asked by a new research report by the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies. Many women leaving prison need urgent help to find or retain safe and decent housing; in addition they have multiple needs which call for a range of support and services.

Monday, 11 March, 2013

The second in an annual series by the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, supported by the Hadley Trust, tracking year-on-year developments in criminal justice and social welfare across the UK. Combining analysis of the main developments with key data on issues such as spending, staffing and the numbers going through the criminal justice system, UK Justice Policy Review offers an accessible overview of UK-wide developments.

Monday, 26 November, 2012

The first in an annual series by the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, supported by the Hadley Trust, tracking year-on-year developments in criminal justice and social welfare across the UK. Combining analysis of the main developments with key data on issues such as spending, staffing and the numbers going through the criminal justice system, UK Justice Policy Review offers an accessible overview of UK-wide developments.

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