The usual suspects

The Usual Suspects uses national data to assess the use of joint enterprise laws in prosecutions for serious violence in England and Wales over the last fifteen years.

28 April 2022

The prison industrial complex, racism and immigration

With the current Black Lives Matter movement in America having accelerated due to the acts of police brutality resulting in the death of George Floyd, there is another area of the criminal justice system which the movement is exposing.

The torch of truth that 2020 has allowed to shine brighter than ever before is now turning to the dark and hidden corners of the prison system. Despite the decades-long campaigns of many...

5 August 2020

Black Lives Matter, policing and the criminal justice system

A couple of weeks ago, Adam Elliott Cooper of the University of Greenwich and The Monitoring Group, and Liz Fekete of the Institute of Race Relations, spoke about black lives matter, policing and the criminal justice system at one of our webinars.

2 July 2020

The swirling current of criminalisation

At our webinar on socially-distanced justice yesterday, Liz Fekete of the Institute of Race Relations argued that a focus on racial disproportionalities failed to address the real causes of criminalisation of young people.

19 June 2020