Criminal justice

New Restorative Justice Action Plan

Prison cell
The Scottish Government has published a new Restorative Justice Action Plan, which sets out its vision for high-quality restorative justice services.

The latest evidence

Books
New Iriss Insights on the topics of adoption and restorative justice that are hot off the press

Restorative justice

Insight 44

Restorative justice
Defines restorative justice, outlines the evidence on its use and impact, and discusses its current and potential use as a response to crime in Scotland.

Disability hate crime reporting

ESSS Outline

ESSS Outline disability hate crime reporting
Identifies evidence relating to the efficacy of interventions in increasing reporting of disability hate crimes and supporting people through the process of reporting, and potential areas of unmet need.

Journey through Justice

Journey through Justice

We were delighted to work with the Centre for Youth and Criminal Justice (CYCJ) to produce Journey through Justice, an online resource that will help children and young people understand the journey through the youth justice system, following being charged with an offence by the police.

The name of the resource, as well as its look and content, was devised by young people from a number of settings, working closely with CYCJ and Iriss. Claire Lightowler, Director of CYCJ, said: