Paper that summarises the experiences of 10 innovative criminal justice projects across the United Kingdom and the United States.
Audit that looks at the performance of the principal justice agencies through the eyes of the victims and witnesses who use them.
There are many aspects of our justice system that are very positive – for example, the fall in crime and anxiety, and rise in public confidence – but this audit shows that despite these changes, victims and witnesses are still not treated as well as they should be.
Final report, which reflects conclusions following well over 600 responses to our consultation and input from meetings in many parts of the country. We have also had the benefit of the Justice Select Committee’s report on the operation of the family courts, published in July. This final report aims to be a free standing document but does not analyse the issues facing the family justice system in the detail of the interim report. It sets out final recommendations for reform, highlighting where these have changed and where they have not.
Thematic reports and research from the HM Inspectorate of Prisons for England and Wales.
Report that describes children and young people’s own perception of imprisonment. The seventh report to be published, it outlines the responses from surveys carried out annually in all young offender institutions holding children and young people aged 15 to 18 years old.
Findings are summarised from 1,052 young men from all nine male establishments and 40 young women from four female establishments.
Bulletin that forms part of a series of bulletins produced by the Scottish Government on the criminal justice system.
It provides information on those crimes and offences recorded by the police in which a firearm was alleged to have been involved or where a firearm was stolen.
Report that looks at the close link between homelessness and re-offending and how homelessness increases the chances of re-offending.
Concern has been expressed about the possibility of inappropriate disclosure and use of intimate images obtained during the forensic medical examination of complainants of sexual violence or abuse.
This guidance is intended to create an agreed practice and disclosure framework in order to reassure practitioners and complainants. This guidance applies to all intimate forensic medical examinations
This is the revised and fully updated version of Mental health care and the criminal justice system. This version of briefing no.39 was published by the Centre for Mental Health in 2011. This briefing paper examines the provision of mental health care for adults in the criminal justice system. It looks at what has been achieved to date and identifies priorities for further work. A separate briefing paper will also be published. The other briefing paper will examine the provision of mental health care for children and young people in the youth justice system
Statistical bulletin that forms part of a series on the criminal justice system, and shows data up to 2010-11 on Scottish prison population level and characteristics, receptions to/liberations from Scottish prisons, and international comparisons.