Welcome to the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research

The Centre is a collaboration between the Universities of Glasgow, Edinburgh, Stirling and Strathclyde. The SCCJR aims to produce research that informs policy and practice and advances our understanding of justice.


Our open letter tweet opposing @liamkerrMSP's proposal of a Whole Life Custody Bill made a few Saturday papers.

@fergus_mcneill & I oppose what Marie Gottschalk calls 'death in slow motion' sentences. The worst act of an individual shouldn't bring out the worst in us as a nation


Steps in the right direction for Justice Journeys…Gordon Jackson QC, dean of the Faculty of Advocates: "We will ensure that this report is noted in our training programme” @MicheleBurman @Lisa_Bradley_ @TheSCCJR

SCCJR’s @DrOonaBrooks will also be on STV News at 6pm talking about the Justice Journeys research which was published today.

Look out for @DrOonaBrooks on BBC Reporting Scotland tonight at 6.30pm where she will be talking about our Justice Journeys report.

This morning @BBCRadioScot featured our Justice Journeys research. The piece includes an interview with a victim-survivor and her lived experience of the criminal justice system. Listen from 1:36

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