Comment

What now for short prison sentences?

Some 60 per cent of those imprisoned each year in England and Wales serve sentences of under one year. 

By 
Richard Garside
24 July 2020
Comment

What has gone down must go up

“Mum phones every day. I cannot explain how it makes me feel. It makes me feel sad and confused”.

By 
Richard Garside
10 July 2020
Comment

Finding social, not criminal justice, solutions to our problems

At our final webinar on socially-distanced justice last week, Adam Elliott-Cooper of The Monitoring Group and the University of Greenwich spoke about the demands being made by the black lives matter protestors.

By 
Richard Garside
26 June 2020
Publication

UK Justice Policy Review: Volume 9

Since 2010, the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, with support from The Hadley Trust, has been assessing criminal justice developments across the UK through its UK Justice Policy Review programme. Our latest publication – UK Justice Policy Review , Volume 9 – covers the turbulent period from...
By 
Richard Garside, Roger Grimshaw, Matt Ford, Neala Hickey, Helen Mills
29 June 2020
Comment

Change of direction needed to prevent further deaths

The distressing news yesterday that five prisoners killed themselves in prisons in England and Wales over six days is a reminder, if such is needed, of prison's dreadful toll of misery and despair.

By 
Richard Garside
29 May 2020