Watch Helen Mills sketch out the possibilities, processes and constraints of short sentencing reform in our latest video.
Over 60 per cent of all those sentenced to prison in England and Wales are subject to a sentence of less than a year. The vast majority are sentenced to less than six months in custody.
The ninth in an annual series from the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, supported by The Hadley Trust, assessing year-on-year developments in criminal justice across the United Kingdom.
Great Britain is on course for a massive expansion in prison capacity, according to a new assessment from the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, out today.
Released earlier this week, the briefing on coronavirus in prisons in England and Wales cited an article by our Head of Programmes, Helen Mills.
Helen Mills is a Head of Programmes at the Centre. Helen’s work here began in 2008 researching the impact of community sentences (then newly reformed) from which she developed a series of funded publications about strategies to reduce prison numbers and why, despite decades of committed work, there has been apparently very little progress in challenging the expansion of prisons.
The eighth edition of UK Justice Policy Review is out now, covering the period from the 2017 General Election to the summer of 2018.
Produced annually, the Review uniquely offers concise coverage of key policy developments in criminal justice across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
To improve accessibility and raise public awareness of the changing criminal justice landscape, data are presented in a...
The eighth in an annual series from the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, supported by The Hadley Trust, assessing year-on-year developments in criminal justice across the United Kingdom.
Earlier this week, The Guardian led with a...
Since the exposure of Mark Kennedy as an undercover officer in the climate change movement in 2011, the spotlight should have been on undercover policing and getting to the bottom of its...
The police are building a near 'impenetrable wall of silence' around some of their most secret and harmful practices, according to a new report out today.
The report shows that over six years on from revelations about police infiltration of political activist groups, and more than two years since the establishment of a public inquiry to investigate their activity, little more has come to light about undercover policing practices.