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Dos and don'ts in criminal justice

Debates about criminal justice and penal reform usually focus, rightly, on policies, structures and the issues of the moment – the prison population, sentencing, rehabilitation, drugs, terrorism,...

By 
David Faulkner
15 February 2016
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What are the challenges facing an incoming government?

On 23 September the Centre held a panel discussion at Birkbeck University on the challenges facing an incoming government.

We brought together David Faulkner, former senior civil servant at...

By 
Matt Ford
25 September 2014
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Expertise and evidence in government and criminal justice

Governments have often had difficulty with expert advice, whether the subject (among recent examples) has been climate change, the culling of badgers, flood defences, the effects of the work...