More than three million people are held in pre-trial detention and other forms of remand imprisonment worldwide
Well over three million people are held in pre-trial detention and other forms of remand imprisonment throughout the world, according to the latest edition of the World Pre-trial/Remand Imprisonment List (WPTRIL), published today by the Institute for Crime & Justice Policy Research at Birkbeck, University of London.
Catherine Heard, Director of the World Prison Research Programme at the Institute for Crime and Justice Policy Research (ICPR) at Birkbeck, discusses the impact of COVID-19 on prison populations.
Join the Centre for Justice Innovation and the Institute for Crime and Justice Policy Research for the launch of their new report on the state of practice in Youth Court; the culmination of a multi-year research programme into how well they are functioning to meet the needs of children and young people.
Director of ICPR’s World Prison Research Programme briefs Brazilian fact-checking website on latest prisons data
On 15 February the Brazilian Minister of Justice and Public Security, Sérgio Fernando Moro, claimed on Twitter that there is ...
Together with two American experts, Dr Jeff Morenoff (University of Michigan at Ann Arbor) and Dr Nazgol Ghandnoosh (the Sentencing Project), Catherine discussed the evidence concerning imprisonment and its consequences for rehabilitation, recidivism, deterrence and health.
ICPR publishes French translation of the 3rd Edition of A Human Rights Approach to Prison Management: Handbook for Prison Staff
ICPR has today published the French translation of the 3rd Edition of A Human Rights Approach to Prison Management: Handbook for Prison Staff (Gérer les prisons dans le respect des droits de l’homme)
ICPR is recruiting for a Research Assistant to provide research support on the AHRC-funded project, Judging Values and Participation in Mental Capacity Law.
A new report, Pre-trial detention and its over-use: Evidence from ten countries, is published today by the Institute for Crime & Justice Policy Research (ICPR), at Birkbeck, University of London.