Call for a fresh approach on drugs policy

Our Deputy Director Will McMahon co-signed a letter in The Sunday Telegraph, published yesterday, calling for the government to join the growing global policy shift towards a health-led approach in relation to the harms of controlled substance misuse. The call comes as the government...

12 September 2016

Justice matters in Cardiff too!

Earlier this month Helen Mills and Rebecca Roberts of the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies visited Cardiff Met University to facilitate our Justice Matters: Creating change workshop.

A group of students and practitioners studying the Youth and Community Practice course took...

17 May 2016

Justice Matters workshop and toolkit

As part of the Justice Matters project, we have developed a workshop which aims to encourage participants to think through short- and long-term solutions to a range of social harms and problems that do not rely on criminal justice interventions. 

Justice Matters seeks to inspire long-term systemic social change based on the need to rethink the entire configuration of policy and practice so that many current criminal justice responses are not required at all.


New Justice Matters toolkit - building social justice alternatives

On Thursday 17 March 2016, Will McMahon (Deputy Director) and Rebecca Roberts (Senior Policy Associate) will be attending the Howard League conference at the University of Oxford to talk about the Centre's Justice Matters initiative. They will be presenting a prototype...

16 March 2016

Building social justice solutions

On 19 January 2016, the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies hosted two workshops entitled 'Alternatives to criminal justice: Building social justice solutions'.


20 January 2016