Report of the Bradley Inquiry into the extent to which offenders with mental health problems or learning disabilities in England could be diverted from prison to other services and the obstacles to such diversion. The report makes recommendations on the organisation of effective court liaison and diversion arrangements and the services required to support them.
Report looking at the treatment of vulnerable defendants, both children and adults, in the criminal courts of England and Wales. It assesses existing provision for both groups of vulnerable defendants, identifies gaps in provision and makes recommendations to fill those gaps.
Guide explaining the civil remedies and criminal sanctions available through the courts in England to victims of domestic violence. Included are the provisions of the Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act in force since 1 July 2007.
Report of a survey which visited nineteen prisons in England to evaluate the provision of learning and skills for offenders on long custodial sentences.
Report of a survey which visited nineteen prisons in England to evaluate the provision of learning and skills for offenders on short custodial sentences.
Report containing information on women's experiences in the criminal justice system as victims, suspects, defendants and practitioners in criminal justice agencies.
It compares their representation and experiences with those of men and identifies if, and where, any disproportionality exists in the treatment they receive.
Paper describing the Victim Statement (VS) scheme which was piloted in Ayr, Edinburgh and Kilmarnock between 2003 and 2005.
The scheme aimed to allow crime victims to make a statement about the impact of the offence on their lives once a decision to prosecute had been taken.
The paper also examines the practicalities of implementing the scheme more widely.
Report giving an overview of the use of penalty notices for disorder for 10- to 15-year-olds in six pilot police force areas in England and Wales between July 2005 and June 2006.