‘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.
A joint research project between CCJS and the Howard League for Penal Reform is now close to fruition.
The Black Lives Matter movement has called attention, yet again, to police racism: to understand why it has become a persistent sore we need to examine how routine practices have a discriminatory effect.
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.
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.