How is criminal justice in the United Kingdom organised? How are the various institutions held to account? What is the relationship between politics and practice? How do citizens influence these powerful institutions?
We recently published our annual criminal justice policy roundup, UK Justice Policy Review 9.
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.
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.
The eighth edition of UK Justice Policy Review is out now, covering the period from the 2017 General Election to the summer of 2018.
Produced annually, the Review uniquely offers concise coverage of key policy developments in criminal justice across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
To improve accessibility and raise public awareness of the changing criminal justice landscape, data are presented in a...
The eighth 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.
Police stop and search practices have virtually no impact on crime levels, according to the latest briefing out today from the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies.
Does stop and search reduce crime? by Ben Bradford and Matteo Tiratelli explores an aspect of stop and search which has rarely been subject to analysis: the effectiveness of stop and search on crime reduction.
After a relatively silent period of almost ten years, ‘knife crime’ has re-entered public awareness and policy discussion.
Attempts to punish and prosecute our way out of knife violence are doomed to failure, according to a new report from the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies.