Media and the criminal courts in Scotland, episode 28

Blogging and microblogging in court. James Doleman started blogging during the Tommy Sheridan trial in 2006. At a seminar organised by Strathclyde University's Centre for Law, Crime and Justice, he talked about why social media in criminal courts should be seen as an opportunity rather than a problem.

Permanence panel: part two, episode 7

This mock Adoption and Permanence Panel considers the case of nine month old Douglas who is being considered for adoption. All characters are fictional although the facts of the case are drawn from real cases. The recording provides insight into the process and deliberations through which the panel reaches a decision. In this, the second of two episodes, the panel considers the view of the mother and her extended family on the future care of Douglas.

Discovering desistance, episode 2

Claire Lightowler (Iriss) hosts a discussion at the second of two workshops held in Glasgow on 16 May 2012 as part of the desistance knowledge exchange. The knowledge exchange workshops are part of a project funded by the ESRC involving Iriss, Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research, Queens University, Belfast and the University of Sheffield.

Influencing trust and confidence in the London Metropolitan Police

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SCCJR's Ben Bradford discusses his paper about influencing trust and confidence in the London Met (co-authored with Elizabeth Stanko and Katrin Hohl). The paper details how the researchers measured levels of trust and confidence in the police across areas of London.

Culture, change and community justice

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Professor Fergus McNeill discusses a literature review of the management of change within community justice organisations, conducted with Ros Burnett and Tricia McCulloch. The review explored:

Criminal justice in Scotland - Mary Munro

Research soundbite

Mary Munro talks about a new book she edited with Hazel Croall and Gerry Mooney, entitled 'Criminal Justice in Scotland'. The book was published in December 2010, for further details see Criminal Justice in Scotland.

In this clip Mary talks about some of the key themes and issues explored in the book: