The war on drugs is a civil war and it's time to call a halt, writes Kenny MacAskill MSP
Scotland is leading the way on lowering the drink driving limit, argues Kenny MacAskill MSP. It should be lowered further and England and Wales should follow Scotland's lead.
Planned changes to community justice arrangements in Scotland look like being a political fix that will not satisfy anyone, writes former Scottish Justice Secretary, Kenny MacAskill MSP
Kenny MacAskill MSP, Scottish Justice Secretary between 2007 and 2014, calls for democratic and judicial oversight of UK drone attacks
Politics and controversy have dogged the outgoing Police Scotland Chief Constable Stephen House, former Scottish Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill MSP writes. His successor should come from within Police Scotland.
Despite recent controversy over Police Scotland, its creation was long overdue, argues former Scottish Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill MSP.
Kenny MacAskill explains the Scottish Government’s distinctive approach to justice policy
This edition is slightly different. It is based around the conference we held in March 2015 – Criminal justice since 2010: What happened? What next? We were extremely fortunate to have a number of key players in UK criminal justice policy speaking at the conference. They included David Ford MLA, the Northern Ireland Justice Minister; Kenny MacAskill MSP, the Scottish Justice Secretary between 2007 and 2014; and Rt Hon Elfyn Llwyd, a member of the House of Commons Justice Committee between 2010 and 2015.
Kenny MacAskill MSP, Scottish Justice Secretary between 2007 and 2014, explains how the Scottish Government reversed the policy of prison privatisation in Scotland.