Downsizing prison the reform challenge of this generation

The Centre's Director, Richard Garside, today said that a major prison downsizing programme was the reform challenge of this generation.

His comments came in reaction to a call by senior politicians for the prison population to be halved. The call was made by the former Deputy...

22 December 2016

The rule of law and the meaning of leadership

How should senior politicians and police officers respond to the release of a 78 year old man who is controversially up for release after spending 48 years in prison on a life sentence?