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Here you can find over 400 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.

Maximum sentence for stalking to double

The Ministry of Justice is to double the maximum sentence for stalking from 5 to 10 years and from 7 to 14 years for racially or religiously aggravated offences

Seeking help for domestic abuse

Brilliant series of 3 very short videos by Michael Linnell raising awareness of domestic abuse and providing information about sources of help.

Trauma and young offenders

Beyond Youth Custody provides a detailed analysis of the impact of trauma on young offenders and how imprisonment can be experienced as repeat traumatisation.

The truth about crime and rationality

In the second of our “reframing justice” series, author and thinker Tom Gash explores our flawed thinking about crime and the rational actor.

Alcohol and youth offending

Alcohol Concern highlights the issues for young drinkers in contact with the criminal justice system & points out the lack of available interventions in London.

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