Female prisoners should be the ones to decide on whether male-born transgender prisoners are held in women's prisons, Richard Garside argues
The Centre for Crime and Justice Studies has welcomed today’s report from the House of Commons Justice Committee on the government’s prison planning approach. The report – Prison Population 2022: planning the future – finds that the government’s current approach to planning and funding future prison accommodation is inefficient, ineffective, and unsustainable.
Speaking today, the Centre’s Director, Richard Garside, said:
The Prison Service needs to review its approach to transgender prisoners, argues Richard Garside
Richard Garside assesses today's speech on prisoner employment by the Justice Secretary, David Gauke
The Centre's Research Analyst, Matt Ford, writes about the rising levels of self-harm in prisons in England and Wales
Our submission to the House of Commons Justice Committee inquiry into the prison population in 2022 has been published on the Committee's website.
Submitted in partnership with the analytical services organisation, Justice Episteme, our submission offers an analysis of the historical trajectory of the custodial population in England and Wales from 2003, and a projection for the period to 2022 and beyond.
Charlotte Sexauer reports on a documentary launching in October that explores the realities of the criminal justice system
This UK Justice Policy Review Focus scrutinises some key manifesto pledges in the area on the police, prisons and drugs policy
Leandro Ayres França discusses the development of organized crime and a chaotic prison situation
Our Director, Richard Garside, today welcomed comments by the former Chief Inspector of Prisons, Lord Ramsbotham, on the crisis in the prisons system.
In remarks reported by the i, Lord Rambotham said that the 'avoidable crisis' in prisons had 'been made a great deal worse by the deliberate actions of ministers and their officials'.