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Criminal justice in the UK: Smaller, but tougher

Criminal justice across the UK has got smaller, but tougher, over recent years, according to a new briefing from the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies.

While recorded crime, prosecutions and convictions have all fallen over the past decade, a 'justice dividend' has yet to be realised in the number of people in prison, which have continued to rise.

The briefing –...

30 December 2017
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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.
By 
Richard Garside, Matt Ford, Helen Mills and Rebecca Roberts
26 June 2017
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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
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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

This UK Justice Policy Review Focus scrutinises some key manifesto pledges in the area on the police, prisons and drugs policy
By 
Richard Garside
26 May 2017
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Criminal justice across the UK: What are the challenges?

What has been going on in criminal justice across the UK since the Brexit referendum?

What are the main criminal justice developments to look out for across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland following the General Election?

Why is it so hard sometimes to achieve even...

25 May 2017
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Centre to assess General Election manifesto claims

With the party election manifestos due out in mid-May, we will be producing a special UK Justice Policy Review briefing on the main parties' crime and justice plans and commitments.

The forthcoming manifesto assessment is the first in a regular series of briefings that will...

27 April 2017
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Our latest UK Justice Policy Review report is shaping up

We are working on the proofs of the new edition of our popular UK Justice Policy Review report series.

The latest edition, the sixth in the series, is due out in May. It will cover criminal justice developments across the UK between the General Election and the Brexit referendum...

29 March 2017