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Justice Matters for Women: Watch the footage

On 20th May 2015, the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies and Women in Prison, held the Justice Matters for Women: Time for Action! conference.

The event was attended by over 100 people including activists, researchers, practitioners and women affected by criminal justice. The...

27 May 2015
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'People who are serious, insist on something'

Betty Makoni, Chief Executive Officer of the Girl Child Network World Wide shared her inspirational story at the recent Justice Matters for Women conference in London on 20 May 2015. 

You can see her powerful speech on her work as a human rights activist against gender based violence...

27 May 2015
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Justice Matters: April update

This is the latest update on Justice Matters, the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies' three year initiative promoting radical alternatives to criminal...

24 April 2015
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What are the alternatives to prison?

The Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, in collaboration with the University of Liverpool, held a workshop on alternatives to prison on 21 April 2015. Attended by around 70 campaigners, academics, researchers and activists, participants were presented with the following questions: ...

22 April 2015
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I would build...an alternative to the corporation

The corporation is an amoral, essentially destructive entity which causes far more physical, social and economic harm than the incivilities upon which criminal justice systems overwhelmingly...

By 
Professor Steve Tombs
20 April 2015
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Police corruption, racism and spying conference on film

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...

17 February 2015
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Policing conference footage now available

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...

24 February 2015