Comment

Racism, discrimination, and criminal justice

On 28 January I attended a roundtable event held at the Centre titled: 'Justice Matters for young black men: tackling the ethnic penalty'. The term ‘ethnic penalty’ in this context means the...

By 
Abi Amey
12 February 2015
Speech

Police corruption, spying and racism: The ethnic penalty

Over the last ten years I have been involved in a series of publications and initiatives at the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies that have highlighted the harmful and biased ways that the...

By 
Rebecca Roberts
11 February 2015
Comment

I would build... a new liberal politics

In order to find our way out of the punitive straightjacket of current penal politics, it is necessary not just to understand the context in which such policies have developed but also to propose...

By 
Emma Bell
28 January 2015
Publication

Empower, resist, transform. A collection of essays

This essay collection highlights how women facing criminalisation and gender based violence are repeatedly failed by society. Helen Mills, Rebecca Roberts and Laurel Townhead describe the shortcomings of criminal justice approaches that often replicate and reinforce inequalities rather than tackle...
By 
Helen Mills, Rebecca Roberts, Laurel Townhead
14 January 2015
Speech

Violence against women: from intervention to prevention?

I want to thank you all for responding to our invitation – and offering to take time out of your busy schedules to contribute to the discussion today. We have an awful lot of experience and...

By 
Rebecca Roberts
19 November 2014