Domestic violence prosecutions clumsy and costly

Everyone involved in domestic abuse wants to stop it. But there is huge disagreement about how to do so. Many campaigners feel that domestic abuse would stop if all incidents were prosecuted, if...

11 June 2018

Those who plead not guilty are not 'gaming the system'

I increasingly experience two different criminal justice systems. One peopled by IT specialists, the police and their advocates, the CPS, and some tasked with driving efficiency in the courts....

3 April 2017

Sharp rise in proportion of young BME prisoners

The proportion of black and ethnic minority children and young people held in the youth justice system has increased sharply over the last decade, according to an analysis by ...

30 June 2015