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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.

Big rise in anti-muslim incidents

Report from Tell MAMA shows an alarming rise in the number of anti-Muslim incidents in the UK, most frequently perpetrated by men against Muslim women.

£1billion court modernisation plan

The MoJ’s £1billion court modernisation plan includes provision for vulnerable victims and witnesses to give pre-recorded evidence before trial.

The evidence on problem-solving courts

New review from the Centre for Justice Innovation finds that many (but not all) models of problem-solving courts are effective. But what will Liz Truss do?

Building support for criminal justice reform

This is a thoughtful and intriguing report which gains importance from the twin facts that it is based on a substantial survey with members of the public and that it doesn’t pretend that the process of criminal justice reform will be easy to achieve.

New hate crime action plan

New Home Secretary Amber Rudd launches hate crime action plan for England and Wales including £2.4 million to protect places of worship.

Latest research on electronic monitoring

Electronic monitoring is an accepted and important component within the criminal justice system but its use is insufficiently regulated allowing it be applied unfairly.

In Care, Out of Trouble

New Prison Reform Trust report highlights the high number of young people in custody who were in care and says some areas are effective at preventing this.

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