Publication

Assessing the General Election manifestos

This UK Justice Policy Review Focus scrutinises some key manifesto pledges in the area on the police, prisons and drugs policy
By 
Richard Garside
26 May 2017
Comment

Tough talk costs lives

Michael Gove is the latest politician to accept that we lock up too many people in prison.

'It is an inconvenient truth – which I swerved to an extent while in office – that we send too...

By 
Richard Garside
24 November 2016
Comment

Cheaper and just as good?

This is the second of four pieces we are publishing, the product of a partnership with the University of Birmingham, discussing correlations between police recorded crime, criminal justice...

By 
Professor Ken Pease
22 January 2016
Comment

Digging into the data on crime and punishment

This is the first of four pieces we are publishing, the product of a partnership with the University of Birmingham, discussing correlations between police recorded crime, criminal justice activity...

By 
Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay
15 January 2016
Publication

Community sentences since 2000

This report is published under our Alternatives to Custody in Europe project, which takes a detailed look at alternatives across eight EU member states. The report outlines the key policy developments since 2000 in our prison population and use of alternatives, in all three UK jurisdictions. It...
By 
Catherine Heard
23 September 2015