An electronic monitoring regulator should be established to ensure that intrusive monitoring technologies are only used when there are clear ethical and practical grounds for doing so.
The Usual Suspects uses national data to assess the use of joint enterprise laws in prosecutions for serious violence in England and Wales over the last fifteen years.
With the participation of the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, the End Child Imprisonment coalition brings together a range of organisations and experts, which provide and spread information in order to impact positively on current policy.
I want to discuss abolishing a crime that shouldn’t be one….
‘Our reputation as a just nation demands that this IPP stain be at last eradicated.’ Lord Brown of Eaton-Under-Heywood Justice of the Supreme Court 2009-2012, in his foreword to a report by the Prison Reform Trust.
Dr Roger Grimshaw's slides from his presentation at the Centre's Anti-Poverty Forum, held on September 18, 2013.
Our submission to the House of Commons Justice Committee Inquiry into prison mental health has now been published.
For a long time, we have known that the mental health needs of prisoners are substantial and persistent.
The government’s avid enthusiasm for electronic monitoring in criminal justice is clear.
We are now used to gloomy reports about prison conditions from sources close to the ground, and the duration and impact of current prisoner lockdowns leads to even more disturbing assessments.
Recently, I have been writing about trauma as a prelude to imprisonment, and reflecting on what kind of childhood experiences lie in the backgrounds of people sentenced to imprisonment.