The Centre for Crime and Justice Studies is pleased to publish The problems of everyday life as part of the Whose Justice? project. Vicky Kemp, Pascoe Pleasence and Nigel Balmer of the Legal Services Research Centre present their findings from the 2004 Civil and Social Justice Survey.
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This report sets out the results of a scoping study.
Chapter one provides the context examining the current sentencing framework and the commissioning structures being created by the National Offender Management Service.
Chapter two reviews the needs of offenders with multiple needs and considers the most effective interventions.
Based on the detailed recommendations in the first two chapters, in chapter three we set out the model for a proposed demonstration project.
The devastating consequences of corporate fraud on victims remain largely hidden and the lessons ignored, argues a report published by the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies.
Our 2006/2007 Annual Report
Community sentences need to be more responsive to the needs of young adult offenders, according to a report published today by the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies.
Professor Susanne Karstedt and Dr Stephen Farrall put forward a thoughtful and challenging contribution to the debate about ‘crime’ and ‘criminality’ and role of the market. Whilst politicians have professed to be enacting criminal justice policies in a bid to protect the ‘law abiding majority’ the findings presented here question to what extent this majority is particularly ‘law-abiding’.
Debating youth justice: From punishment to problem solving is a collection of essays by leading experts from the UK and abroad.
The publication came out of a public debate the Centre held in October 2006, prompted by Rob Allen's earlier report - From punishment to problem solving - published by the Centre in September 2006.
Contributions to this collection are:
Poverty and Disadvantage among prisoners families was produced by the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies in collaboration with the Institute of Psychiatry at King's College and was published by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
This is the first in a series of reports as part of the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies Community Sentences project. The project was initially established to investigate and monitor the new Community Order introduced in the Criminal Justice Act 2003 by providing good quality, objective information about the way it was used and managed during a period of great change following the creation of the National Offender Management Service (NOMS).
Labour entered government in 1997 with the intention to be ‘tough on crime, tough on the causes of crime’. Since then, spending on the criminal justice system has substantially increased, and a comprehensive reform programme has been pursued, affecting all criminal justice agencies.