This evidence review looks at the challenges and needs of the significant number of people already serving long life sentences from a young age in England and Wales. Written by the joint architects of a major research study into the experiences of people serving these sentences in England and Wales.
This evidence review by Dr. Gill Buck, Senior Lecturer in Social Work at the University of Chester, assesses the current evidence base of peer mentoring in the criminal justice system – to which she is an important contributor.
In this evidence review, Kevin Wong, Reader in Community Justice and Associate Director, Criminal Justice, at the Policy Evaluation and Research Unit (PERU), Manchester Metropolitan University provides an in-depth look at the issue of engaging people with convictions.
Working with service users who consume Class A drugs and are in contact with the criminal justice system
This evidence review by Tim McSweeney, Senior Lecturer at the University of Hertfordshire, provides an in-depth look at the issue of illicit drug use among people in contact with the criminal justice system.
A bolder cost-benefit approach to capture the contribution of the voluntary sector in criminal justice
In this evidence review, Dr Mary Corcoran, Reader and Director of Postgraduate programmes in Criminology at Keele University provides an in-depth look at the rationale and uses of cost benefit analysis (CBA).