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Criminal justice reform through emotionally intelligent justice

Guest blogger Dr David Patton …

The Criminal Justice Systems (CJS) in many countries are dominated by negative responses to crime and criminality that are focused on retributive punishment and exclusion. 1,910 more words

Therapeutic Jurisprudence

"Accept nothing; Believe no-one"

An overview of the Hendriques report into Operation Midland was published by the MET Police on Tuesday.

Much discussion surrounding the issue of believing the victim has followed. 1,067 more words

Lessons Learnt

When things go wrong within cases involving the Criminal Justice system and/or multi-agency involvement, we often hear the phrase “Lessons will be learnt”. Having heard the same words utter in my case, I’ve often wondered exactly who is learning these lessons? 457 more words

We need to think bigger than prisons

I doubt many would disagree that our prison system is seriously flawed on many levels. Whether your interest is in punitive retribution, prisoner rehabilitation, safety of inmates and staff, desistance or privatisation, it is clear that our prison system isn’t working and serious reform is urgently required. 1,556 more words


Mental Illness and the CJS

Just a quick note, my blog is primarily based on personal views and experience, sometimes referring to research and some background information, with the aim of helping anyone who may be suffering, or know of anyone suffering from a mental health illness. 615 more words

Criminal Justice Leadership

Hello Pals

It have been a while. Today I’m writing about Criminal Justice Organization Leadership and bit of Prison overcrowding. Hope you will enjoy it!!! 501 more words


Reporting of Crimes - CJS or Media

Events this week have once again opened up the long standing debate on whether victims of rape or sexual assault, whether recent or non recent, should speak out about their assaults by reporting them through the Criminal Justice System or talking to the media. 1,610 more words