Publication

Prison Service Journal: 231

With a special focus on the future of prisons. Articles include: 'What is to be done: Thinking about abolitionist alternatives', by David Scott. 'Prison planning and design: Learning from the Past and Looking to the Future', by Yvonne Jewkes. 'Can prisons contribute to social justice? Interview...
Prison Service Journal
3 May 2017
News

Our latest UK Justice Policy Review report out now

Since 2012, the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies has been publishing UK Justice Policy Review (UKJPR), an annual assessment of criminal justice developments across the United Kingdom.

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26 June 2017
Publication

UK Justice Policy Review: Volume 6

The sixth in an annual series by the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, supported by The Hadley Trust, assessing year-on-year developments in criminal justice across the UK.
26 June 2017
News

New UKJPR report out next week

The latest edition of UK Justice Policy Review (UKJPR) came back from the printers earlier this week. It is due for publication next Monday and will be given, free-of-charge, to all those who attend our latest UKJPR conference –...

20 June 2017
News

Do the manifesto claims stack up?

Do more police officers cut crime? Are tough community sentences a realistic alternative to prison? These are some of the questions considered in the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies' latest report.

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26 May 2017
Publication

Assessing the General Election manifestos

The Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat General Election manifestos propose more than 100 crime and justice-related policies between them.

26 May 2017
News

Met police challenged on budget cuts crime claim

London's Metropolitan Police are playing 'nudge and wink politics' over police budgets, our Director, Richard Garside told this morning's BBC Radio Four Today programme.

His comments came in response to last week's claim...

18 April 2017
News

Letter to Justice Secretary on prison jobs bonanza claim

Our Director, Richard Garside, has written to the Justice Secretary, Liz Truss, calling for her to publish a secret Ministry of Justice report on the economic impact of new prisons.

On Wednesday, the Ministry of Justice announced plans to build four new prisons in Yorkshire, Wigan,...

24 March 2017
Speech

Don't confuse influence with progress

The title of this event is 'Communicating criminology'.

I want to start by offering three orientating thoughts.

First, when we talk about communicating criminology it is easy...

16 March 2017