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Prosecuting mental health – accountability or criminalisation?
The government is set to increase the maximum sentence for people who assault emergency workers… Read more
Is prosecution counter-productive? New US research says it can be
There is a strong belief that criminal sanctions reduce crime. But a new study from… Read more
Tried and tested? New proposals for resolving crime without going to court
The practice of resolving crimes without going to court is in flux. HMICFRS has suggested… Read more
How to deal with the court backlog – divert rather than arrest
It is hard to think there might be any silver lining to the pandemic. Particularly… Read more
The sentencing white paper: tough on crime but tough enough on the causes?
The sentencing white paper – actually called “A Smarter Approach to Sentencing” is a curious… Read more