On Friday 5 and Saturday 6 February 2015, the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies and The Monitoring Group held the 'Police corruption, spying and racism' conference at Conway Hall, London. The video footage from many of the sessions are now available to view online via Vimeo and are embedded below.
On Friday 5 and Saturday 6 February we held a conference in conjunction with The Monitoring Group, Tottenham Rights and Imran Khan & Partners. We heard from a range of moving and inspiring speakers on police corruption, spying, racism and accountability.
Video footage from many of the sessions are now available to view online.
Project Assistant, Abi Amey, summarises the discussion that took place at our recent 'ethnic penalty' event.
This is an abridged version of Rebecca Roberts' paper, prepared in collaboration with Matt Ford, to the 'Police corruption, spying, racism and accountability' conference on Friday 6 February, 2015 at Conway Hall, London. The data mentioned in Rebecca's speech can be viewed in the slides below.
These are the slides presented by Dr Anthony Gunter at the 'Justice Matters for young black men: tackling the ethnic penalty' event on 28 January 2015.
This is the commentary from a presentation about the data on the ethnic penalty given by the Centre's Research and Policy Assistant, Matt Ford, at the 'Justice Matters for young black men: tackling the ethnic penalty' event on 28 January 2015. It should be read in conjunction with the data in the attached slides to which it refers.
This is the introduction given by the Centre's deputy director, Will McMahon, to the 'Justice Matters for young black men: tackling the ethnic penalty' event on 28 January 2015.
On Wednesday 10 December, The Young Review was released and Rebecca Roberts, Senior Policy Associate attended the launch at the House of Lords. The review investigates the experiences and outcomes of young black and/or Muslim men in the criminal justice system. The report reveals that there is greater disproportionality in the number of black people in prison in the UK than in the United States.
This is the latest update on Justice Matters, the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies' three year initiative promoting radical alternatives to criminal justice.