Comment

Every three days

“Over the ten years from 2009 to 2018, at least 1,425 women were killed by men in the UK. This means that a man killed a woman every three days.”

By 
Richard Garside
27 November 2020
Comment

The impenetrable wall of police silence

“It was exactly 10 years ago that I discovered that my partner of six years was actually a policeman. He was a fictional character - his identity was fabricated and he was put into my life to deceive me, by his employer, who knew that one day they would remove him.” 

By 
Richard Garside
13 November 2020
Speech

Living in poverty is punishment itself

Speech given to the ‘Is it a crime to be poor’ online event, hosted by the University of Birmingham on behalf of the Is it a crime to be poor? alliance

By 
Richard Garside
11 November 2020
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