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Our work in the news

We've had a busy few weeks in the media, making interventions on a range of matters, from youth prisons to criminal records, knife violence, to the state of the probation service.

Last week, Richard, our Director, told The Times newspaper (£) that the government should end the 'failed' secure training centres experiment and close...

29 November 2017
News

Our latest UK Justice Policy Review report out now

Since 2012, the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies has been publishing UK Justice Policy Review (UKJPR), an annual assessment of criminal justice developments across the United Kingdom.

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26 June 2017
Publication

UK Justice Policy Review: Volume 6

The sixth in an annual series by the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, supported by The Hadley Trust, assessing year-on-year developments in criminal justice across the UK.
By 
Richard Garside, Matt Ford, Helen Mills and Rebecca Roberts
26 June 2017
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More mega prisons won't fix a broken society

In the next few weeks a new mega prison, HMP Berwyn, in north Wales, will open its gates and the Ministry of Justice will start the process of filling it with prisoners from across the country....

By 
Rebecca Roberts
8 February 2017
News

Letter to Justice Secretary on prison jobs bonanza claim

Our Director, Richard Garside, has written to the Justice Secretary, Liz Truss, calling for her to publish a secret Ministry of Justice report on the economic impact of new prisons.

On Wednesday, the Ministry of Justice announced plans to build four new prisons in Yorkshire, Wigan,...

24 March 2017
News

Transformative solutions to criminal justice problems

The Centre's Senior Policy Associate, Rebecca Roberts, has co-authored an article published in the first volume of Justice, Power and Resistance. The article was published in 2016 and has ...

20 March 2017
News

What next for the Holloway prison site?

In the latest issue of Red Pepper magazine our Senior Policy Associate Rebecca Roberts writes about the closure of Holloway prison and the Centre's two year project to develop a Community Plan for the site. 

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6 March 2017
News

More mega-prisons won't fix a broken society

In an article for the OpenDemocracy website, our Senior Policy Associate, Rebecca Roberts, has criticised the government's plans to expand the prison system by 10,000 places and build new prisons, arguing that it will do little to solve the ongoing crisis in the system.

Rebecca describes...

8 February 2017
News

What lies beyond criminal justice?

The Centre's Senior Policy Associate, Rebecca Roberts, has co-authored an article published this month in the first volume of Justice, Power and Resistance.

The article, titled 'What lies beyond criminal justice? Developing transformative solutions' is co-authored with JM Moore...

14 September 2016