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
After the drama and toxicity of the transgender debate, yesterday was something of welcome anticlimax.
This week we published our latest report on the coronavirus crisis in prisons.
Some 60 per cent of those imprisoned each year in England and Wales serve sentences of under one year.
Earlier this week, the Victims' Commissioner Dame Vera Baird QC decried the “catastrophic” decline in prosecutions for rape.
“Mum phones every day. I cannot explain how it makes me feel. It makes me feel sad and confused”.
Last weekend's reannouncement of plans to waste £2.5 billion building four new prisons brings home just how deeply entrenched prisons are as social institutions.
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.
The ninth in an annual series from the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, supported by The Hadley Trust, assessing year-on-year developments in criminal justice across the United Kingdom.
Since the start of the coronavirus crisis we have been tracking its impact on the criminal justice system.
Great Britain is on course for a massive expansion in prison capacity, according to a new assessment from the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, out today.
"Since 1999, there have been at least double the number of black deaths in police custody than ever before."