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.
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FAI Report Analysis
Fact Sheet: 15 years of FAI determinations for deaths in custody
Women working to support women in the welfare sphere: psychosocial challenges
This project, funded by the Nuffield Foundation, will investigate the psychosocial wellbeing and personal welfare of women workers in organisations offering therapeutic, advocacy, support and/or practical support to socially isolated and economically marginalised women and girls. In addition to pre-existing challenges, women are bearing a disproportionate burden of the negative impacts of COVID-19 and associated...
Nothing to See Here? 15 years of FAI determinations for deaths in custody
A research team based at the University of Glasgow has investigated 196 Fatal Accident Inquiries (FAI) that were held as a result of a death in custody. The research papers and associated materials were produced by (Hon Prof) Linda Allan, Stuart Allan, Professor Sarah Armstrong, Betsy Barkas and Dr Deborah Kinnear. The aim of the project is to identify patterns in FAI processes and outcomes to better understand what FAIs...