We remand too many people in prison

12,000 people charged with summary offences were remanded in 2016 and 60% of these were not given a custodial sentence.

The death penalty for drug offences

Harm Reduction International global overview reveals at least 33 countries prescribe the death penalty for drug offences in law and at least 1,320 people were executed for drug-related offences in the last three years.

A woman-centred approach to female offending

Much of our female prison population can be traced to state failure and social breakdown. Successive governments have failed to firmly grip the issue of female offending. The Centre for Social Justice has a new 10 point plan.

Older people and drug & alcohol problems

Royal College of Psychiatrists identify the complex constellation of risks that older people with addictions face and the lack of awareness in a range of helping services.

Rewiring justice

Sarah Kincaid of Crest Advisory says the criminal justice system is broken and we need a different model.

After Holloway

Women in Prison detail the impact of the closure of HMP Holloway on all women prisoners, but particularly those in London whose families now have to travel many miles to see them.

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