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Locked away but not forgotten

While reading of the multiple institutional challenges that assailed Lucy Jo Matthews in her courageous efforts as a service user to negotiate a pathway to psychological health in Jane Winstone’s...

By 
Mike Guilfoyle
4 January 2016
Speech

Current criminal justice policy and the legacy of coalition

I’m going to cover two areas in my talk this evening.

First, the criminal justice legacy left by the former coalition government. Being clear about where we have come from is important for...

By 
Richard Garside
30 November 2015
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A sad outcome

Reading Val McDermid's chillingly grisly but compulsive book on the forensic history of crime,...

By 
Mike Guilfoyle
2 November 2015
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Family matters

Having just read Pat O' Malley’s thoughtful and...

By 
Mike Guilfoyle
30 September 2015
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Remembering Billy

One of the most interesting and seminal figures in child development was the wonderfully insightful psychiatrist, Donald...

By 
Mike Guilfoyle
29 September 2014
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One step at a time

As an inveterate reader, I have a particular interest, as a former Probation Officer, in exploring the radical ways of mitigating the, often damaging, impact of poorly considered criminal justice...

By 
Mike Guilfoyle
2 September 2014