SASO Autumn Webinar Series

Organised by the Scottish Association for the Study of Offending (SASO)

SASO once again takes its annual conference online this autumn. Join us for a series of five webinars when we will explore aspects of criminal justice in a post-Covid world. How might (or should) we envision Justice in 2025?

• Thursday 7 October 2021@ 6.00 pm
The Impact of Covid
Guest Speakers: Dr Marguerite Schinkel & Dr Caitlin Gormley, Lecturers i Criminology and members of the Scottish Centre for Crime & Justice Research, University of Glasgow

• Thursday 21 October 2021 @ 6.00 pm
Digital Justice
Guest Speakers: Dr Liz Aston, Director, Scottish Institute for Policing Research and Associate Professor of Criminology, Edinburgh Napier University, and Laura Paton, HM Chief Inspector of Prosecution in Scotland

• Thursday 4 November 2021@ 6.00 pm
The Prison Population: Some Reflections and Learning from Other Jurisdictions
Guest Speakers: Vivian Geiran, Assistant Professor n the School of Social Work & Social Policy, Trinity College, Dublin and Professor Francis Pakes, Professor of Criminology, University of Portsmouth

• Thursday 18 November 2021@ 6.00 pm
Mental Health and Justice
Guest Speakers: David Strang CBE QPM, formerly Chief Constable Lothian & Borders Police and HM Chief Inspector of Prisons for Scotland, and Dr Daniel M Bennett, Honorary Senior Lecturer, Clinical Research Centre, Royal Cornhill Hospital, Aberdeen

• Thursday 2 December 2021@ 6.00 pm
Equality and Justice
Guest Speakers: Professor Susan McVie, Chair of Quantitative Criminology, University of Edinburgh and John Scott QC

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