Roger Grimshaw writes about the work of the National Preventive Mechanism in preventing torture and mistreatment in custody
In this briefing, Roger Grimshaw reviews and assess the United Kingdom's approach to preventing torture and mistreatment in custody
Roger Grimshaw questions why the police are calling for more stop and search activity to reduce knife crime.
Roger Grimshaw, Research Director, asks if young adults should be able to access public care until they are 25 years-old.
Christopher Stacey argues that rehabilitation for the convicted must mean proper access to opportunities
The aim of prisons in England and Wales is to simultaneously punish and rehabilitate. The same could be said for our criminal justice system as a whole. Looking at these two aims, whether the system ‘measures’ in a real sense how much it punishes individuals is an interesting question, but it certainly tries to measure how much it rehabilitates – primarily through looking at the rates of re-offending.
Roger Grimshaw introduces this issue of cjm
Thanks to support from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies produced an evidence review on the links between poverty and institutional care, summarised in a collection of reviews published by the Foundation (Grimshaw et al., 2014; Joseph Rowntree Foundation, 2014).
Dr Roger Grimshaw introduces our recent work on anti-poverty strategies for prisoners and children looked after by local authorities.
Roger Grimshaw reflects on the recent Joint Thematic Review of prisoner resettlement.
This review, sponsored by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, examined international evidence about the links between institutional care and poverty in order to identify strategies for reducing the risks in the four countries of the UK.
Research Director, Dr Roger Grimshaw writes about the opportunities for anti-poverty strategies for prisoners and looked after children.