The COVID-19 outbreak has shone a spotlight on prisons as major sites of contagion.
In a few short weeks, we have all had to adjust to a very different reality.
Today we heard the news of the first prisoner to die after testing positive for coronavirus. It was sadly not unexpected.
The Centre for Crime and Justice Studies is embarking on a new, long-term programme.
The new programme, with the working title After Prison, is grounded in a simple proposition: there is always a better way to use a particular piece of land than as a place for a prison.
Over the coming months and years, we plan to work with a wide range of partners – local,...
This month, the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies is embarking on a new, long-term programme, a commitment we freely acknowledge could run for many years.
Our long-term project looking at how the land currently occupied by prisons might be re-developed for the benefit of local communities.