Criminal justice

Disability hate crime reporting

ESSS Outline

This Outline explores 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.

Restorative justice

Iriss.fm, Episode 188

Conversation with Ciara Webb (social worker) about her research on restorative justice.

Electronic monitoring in the criminal justice system

Insight 40

Electronic monitoring (EM) is a generic term that encompasses a number of monitoring technologies and approaches. It can be used with different people for diverse purposes in youth justice and adult criminal justice systems (Nellis, Beyens and Kampinski, 2013). For the last 30 years, numerous western countries have predominantly used EM to monitor adult offenders’ compliance with curfews and other restrictions.

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:

Secure care in Scotland

Iriss.fm, Episode 183

Practitioners working in secure care share their experiences, hopes and priorities for the future for young people in, and on the edges of, secure care.