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.


Your friendly Friday reminder that Monday is a great chance to get to know some of @BabakJahanshahi's scholarship on drugs and corruption!
1230, Moot Court Room, @UoELawSchool, Old College.

Thread about new #FairChecks site launched today: People who have made mistakes in the past find themselves locked out of jobs and opportunities, unable to fully contribute to society or to achieve their potential because of a criminal record that is effectively a life sentence.

SPS has recently concluded missives to acquire a 22 hectare site from National Grid at Provenmill, in the Germiston area of Glasgow. The site acquisition will be conditional upon SPS obtaining planning permission in principle for a new prison to replace HMP Barlinnie. (1)

Wondering what treats we have lined up for you this semester?
We start on Mon 20 Jan with @BabakJahanshahi on public corruption and illegal drugs in California.

An overview of the latest prison population statistics for Scotland has just been published by @SPICe_Research -

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