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Here you can find over 500 posts tracking every major development in criminal justice since 2011. You can track crime trends, court modernisation and digitisation programmes and the impact of austerity. If you’re looking for something in particular, try the search box below.

A woman-centred approach to female offending

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

Rewiring justice

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

Differential sentencing

The MoJ’s interactive Sankey diagram allows anyone to see the changes in sentencing trends and the differences in sentencing by age, gender and type of offence.

6.7 million have suffered domestic violence

Latest ONS official statistics based on the Crime Survey for England and Wales reveal trends in domestic abuse and that nearly 2 million people were victims last year.

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