This week we published our latest report on the coronavirus crisis in prisons.
Today the Ministry of Justice released the latest Safety in custody statistics covering deaths in prisons in England and Wales to June 2020 and self harm and assaults to March 2020.
Next week we will release the latest tranche of raw data from part of our survey on coronavirus in prisons in Europe.
The national newspaper for prisoners and detainees, Inside Time, has referenced our work on the prison population.
The keen-eyed prison population watchers amongst you will have noticed the sharp fall in the prison population since the pandemic took hold.
At our final webinar on socially-distanced justice last week, Adam Elliott-Cooper of The Monitoring Group and the University of Greenwich spoke about the demands being made by the black lives matter protestors.
Since the start of the coronavirus crisis we have been tracking its impact on the criminal justice system.
"Since 1999, there have been at least double the number of black deaths in police custody than ever before."
Released earlier this week, the briefing on coronavirus in prisons in England and Wales cited an article by our Head of Programmes, Helen Mills.
This week's speakers explored the political dimensions to the COVID-19 changes and the implications for criminal justice.