Joint Enterprise research wins award

The Centre is delighted to report that Becky Clarke and Patrick Williams have won a 2016 Knowledge Exchange Award at Manchester Metropolitan University for Dangerous...

22 September 2016

Call for action on joint enterprise convictions

MPs and Peers will today hear calls for urgent action to address the injustices of joint enterprise convictions. The call follows the publication of results of a survey of nearly 250 serving prisoners convicted under joint enterprise provisions. The survey found clear evidence that black and...

26 January 2016

Victims of injustice speak out against unfair convictions

A survey of nearly 250 serving prisoners convicted under joint enterprise provisions has found evidence that black and minority ethnic people are serving long prison sentences because of unfair and racist criminal justice practices. The survey results are contained in a new report published...

25 January 2016

Dangerous associations: Joint enterprise, gangs and racism

This report by Patrick Williams and Becky Clarke of Manchester Metropolitan University offers a troubling exposé of the use of collective punishment against black and minority ethnic people, based on...
25 January 2016

The police, gangs and racism

Why are 89% of people on the Manchester Police gang database from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic background?

There are an increasing number of research and evaluation reports, which...