Is Lady Justice blind or just blinkered?

Most people will be familiar with ‘Lady Justice’ – a statue or picture of a woman often blindfolded, holding a set of scales. Lady Justice is intended to represent objectivity...

19 February 2014

What bit of criminal justice could you live without?

Men are encouraged to give up shaving for the month of ‘Movember’ - to cultivate their facial fluff in a bid to raise awareness and money for the cause of testicular cancer. ‘Dry...

18 February 2014

Punishing women and criminal justice failure

'Taking the most hurt people out of society and punishing them in order to teach them how to live within society is, at best, futile. Whatever else a prisoner knows, she knows

5 February 2014

Ethnicity, harm and crime: a discussion paper

Discussion papers from a roundtable discussion on ethnicity and social harm the Centre hosted in October 2008. The lead paper by Rebecca Roberts and Will McMahon is available for download, along with...
1 October 2008

Rebecca Roberts

Rebecca Roberts was Senior Policy Associate until December 2017. In this role she undertook policy development and project oversight. Rebecca's interests include social harm, feminism, abolitionism and alternatives to criminal justice.