Criminal Justice

Prison leavers are being neglected due to lack of digital skills. It's time for change
prison
Elizabeth Anderson

Prison leavers are being neglected due to lack of digital skills. It's time for change

The Digital Poverty Alliance is calling for more support for prison leavers to give them the digital skills they thrive in the workplace and in society
Home Office whistleblower reveals 'shame' of working on 'crackpot Tory' plan to criminalise homelessness
Criminal Justice Bill will criminalise 'nuisance rough sleeping and begging'
Homelessness

Home Office whistleblower reveals 'shame' of working on 'crackpot Tory' plan to criminalise homelessness

What we can learn from how US has criminalised rough sleepers – and how Sunak may follow suit
Homelessness

What we can learn from how US has criminalised rough sleepers – and how Sunak may follow suit

Criminal Justice Bill: Plan to criminalise rough sleeping will 'punish people with nowhere to go'
Rough sleeping

Criminal Justice Bill: Plan to criminalise rough sleeping will 'punish people with nowhere to go'

'People should not be arrested if they smell': Sunak facing revolt over plan to criminalise homelessness
Homelessness

'People should not be arrested if they smell': Sunak facing revolt over plan to criminalise homelessness

I started doing crime by age 6. I didn't know any other life – all my birthdays were in prison
Crime

I started doing crime by age 6. I didn't know any other life – all my birthdays were in prison

Sending rough sleepers to prison comes at a huge cost. Here's how that cash could help instead
rough sleepers risk being criminalised by the Vagrancy Act
Rough sleeping

Sending rough sleepers to prison comes at a huge cost. Here's how that cash could help instead

 'We lost a good man': Tributes paid after death of journalist and ex-Inside Time editor Erwin James
Erwin James
In memoriam

 'We lost a good man': Tributes paid after death of journalist and ex-Inside Time editor Erwin James

Everything you need to know about UK's shameful Post Office scandal
Post Office scandal has seen some have their convictions overturned. Image credit: Sludge G / Flickr
Post Office scandal

Everything you need to know about UK's shameful Post Office scandal

I was groomed by drug gangs and forced into slavery, aged 9. I'm lucky to have made it out alive
modern slavery
Modern slavery

I was groomed by drug gangs and forced into slavery, aged 9. I'm lucky to have made it out alive

Yes, some prisoners will be released early before Christmas – but it can actually make victims safer
Prison is no picnic - but for some rough sleepers, it at least provides a 'safe' place to stay. Image credit: Piqsels
Prisons

Yes, some prisoners will be released early before Christmas – but it can actually make victims safer

Wagamama launches cooking classes at female prison to give inmates 'a second chance'
wagamama helping prisoners
Prisons

Wagamama launches cooking classes at female prison to give inmates 'a second chance'

From prison to cakes: The bakery changing the lives of London's most disadvantaged women
montey/ luminary bakery
Barriers to work

From prison to cakes: The bakery changing the lives of London's most disadvantaged women

'I had to do something': Ex-prisoner explains how love for his kids helped him turn his life around
Justice system

'I had to do something': Ex-prisoner explains how love for his kids helped him turn his life around

Scotland has the perfect antidote to ex-prisoners' reoffending rates
Edinburgh at Christmas
John Bird

Scotland has the perfect antidote to ex-prisoners' reoffending rates

Scrap cautions and youth offences from criminal records, say charities
Employment

Scrap cautions and youth offences from criminal records, say charities

Scottish government backs preventative agenda on crime
News

Scottish government backs preventative agenda on crime