News

Third of EU women experience violence, new report claims

A report from the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) presents findings from the world’s biggest-ever survey on violence against women, revealing the extent of abuse suffered by women at home, work, in public and online. As well as demonstrating the wide prevalence of violence...

5 March 2014
Comment

Does Sarah's law work?

The appalling case of Bijan Ebrahimi, a disabled Iranian national subjected to a sustained campaign of victimisation and attacks by his neighbours, is a salutory lesson in what can happen when...

23 December 2013
Publication

Response to the review of crime statistics

In early 2011 the National Statistician conducted an independent review of crime statistics with the aim of increasing public confidence in these statistics. The Centre for Crime and Justice Studies...
12 April 2011
News

Victim blaming

The Times reports that police officers in London have been given a target to fine ten cyclists per month for traffic offences, in response to the recent spate of cycling deaths in the...

28 November 2013
News

Judge blasted by campaigners

A judge was blasted by campaigners yesterday after a a rape victim was made to sit through CCTV footage of her sickening sex attack. She was forced to relive her ordeal at the hands of...

29 July 2013
Publication

cjm 35: Victims

Exploring current research and opinion, Peter Francis, Penny Fraser and Stephanie Hayman introduce this issue with contributions from Paul Rock who outlines the developing interest in victims of crime over the last 30 years and anticipates the impact of the Human Rights Act; Sandra Walklate...
Criminal Justice Matters
9 March 1999