Comment

Risky and fundamentally misguided

I won't forget 19 September 2013 in a hurry. Though it was my daughter's birthday, that's not the reason.

My mind was focused on the heavily predicted, but no less shocking,...

By 
Professor Paul Senior
24 September 2013
Comment

The great probation sell-off

Today marks the next stage in the Transforming Rehabilitation programme, with the launch of the competition to deliver the bulk of probation work in England and Wales.

The...

By 
Richard Garside
19 September 2013
Comment

What's the revolution in the rehabilitation revolution

Vision is important in politics. The capacity to focus on the bigger picture, look beyond short-term policy distractions - famously dismissed by George Bush Senior as 'the vision thing' -...

By 
Richard Garside
26 April 2012
Publication

Lessons for the Coalition: an end of term report on New Labour and criminal justice

New light is shed on the challenges facing the coalition in reforming the criminal justice system, with the publication of a report by the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies. In a collection of essays by leading thinkers and commentators, the report Lessons for the coalition , critiques the many...
By 
Edited by Arianna Silvestri
31 January 2011
Speech

The government's vision for criminal justice reform

My lords, ladies and gentlemen, thank you very much for having me. I am delighted to be in King's College, and to face a distinguished audience for my first major speech on the subjects for which...