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Locking up victims of trafficking

26 March 2014

Esrc-funded research carried out by professor loraine gelsthorpe and dr liz hales revealed that a majority of women in custody had been victims of trafficking, smuggling and work under duress

Torture by any other name

17 May 2013

The category of 'torture' has been used by western states to distinguish between the civilised and the uncivilised. The moral and political stakes are often simply too high for the british state to ad...

How Europeans trust courts and police

09 October 2012

People in nordic countries have a high level of trust in the police and courts, while people in eastern european countries tend to be the least trusting of justice institutions, according to recent fi...

Understanding why rape cases are dropped

09 October 2012

Sixty-five per cent of studied rape cases studied were lost at the earliest stage of the justice process, with police decision to take no further action a significant factor. Research shows that polic...

Reforming our prisons

09 October 2012

Research into prison reform and sentencing shows huge variations in the quality of private prisons, a lack of support regarding interrupted education and training, and the value of care-based interact...

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