Amendments to the Justice and Security Act 2013 following Dr Lawrence McNamara’s recommendations helped to ensure a better balance between national security and the principles of fair and open justice.
All impact case studies (justice)
- Results: (6)
An ESRC-funded project has helped strengthen the links between legal processes and war crime victims in Bosnia, supporting transparency and legitimacy for the State Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
An ESRC-funded project building upon pioneering research into how offenders move away from crime is transforming the practice of offender rehabilitation in the UK and beyond.
A study of public and private sector prisons by Professor Alison Liebling and Dr Ben Crewe influenced public and private sector bids for the prisons that are currently being market tested and changed management practices in prisons.
Researchers pointed out flaws in the statistical evidence underpinning the DNA retention policy, leading to a revision of the scientific work.
Research on biased jury decisions in rape trials informed Home Office legislation review and judicial assessments in New Zealand.