Key Links



Death Penalty


Justice System





Practitioner Links

Domestic Violence

Mental Disorder

Restorative Justice

Sex Offenders

Substance Misuse



News Archives: Index

October 7, 2010: Probation Set For Industrial Action

October 5, 2010: Turning Prisoners Into Taxpayers

October 4, 2010: Murder Changes Now In Force

September 20, 2010: Probation Programmes Face Cuts

August 24, 2010: Victorian Poor Law Records Online

August 10, 2010: Justice Job Cuts

July 28, 2010: Prison Violence Growing

July 22, 2010: Police Numbers: Latest Figures

July 22, 2010: New Jurisdiction Rules

July 16, 2010: CCJS On Prison And Probation Spending Under Labour

July 15, 2010: Latest Statistics On Violent And Sexual Crime

July 15, 2010: Latest National Crime Figures

July 15, 2010: New Chief Prisons Inspector

July 14, 2010: Hard Times Ahead For Prisons: Anne Owers

July 14, 2010: Prison Does Not Work: Ken Clarke

July 13, 2010: Criminal Justice Reform: Sentencing and Rehabilitation

July 13, 2010: Criminal Justice Reform Priorities

July 12, 2010: What Price Public Protection, Asks Probation Chief Inspector

July 12, 2010: NOMS has failed, says Napo

July 10, 2010: IPCC To Investigate Death of Raoul Moat

July 9, 2010: Women In Prison: New Report

July 9, 2009: Unjust Deserts: Imprisonment for Public Protection

July 8, 2010: Police Search Powers Change

July 7, 2010: Make 'Legal High' Illegal, Says ACMD

July 2, 2010: Failing Children In Prison

July 2, 2010: Police Buried Under a Blizzard of Guidance: HMIC

July 1, 2010: Freedom To Change The Law?

June 30, 2010: A New Outlook On Penal Reform?

June 30, 2010: Revolving Door Of Offending Must Stop, Says Clarke

June 30, 2010: Ken Clarke: Speech on Criminal Justice Reform

June 29, 2010: No More Police Targets

June 26, 2010: Family Intervention Projects Questioned

June 25, 2010: Cutting Criminal Justice

June 24, 2010: Napo on Sex Offenders Report

June 23, 2010: Closing Courts: The Cuts Begin

June 23, 2010: Strategy To Tackle Gangs

June 15, 2010: Courts and Mentally Disordered Offenders

June 8, 2010: Working With Muslims in Prison

June 1, 2010: Your Chance To Nominate a QC

Restorative Justice: UK

The Inside Out Trust develops prison projects based on restorative justice principles. Prisoners learn new skills which they use to provide goods and services to disadvantaged people all over the world.

This Home Office Report evaluates the influence of restorative justice.

The Restorative Justice Consortium brings together a range of organisations representing victims, offenders, young people, mediators, and professionals. This site has many useful, including resources for practitioners.

SACRO's Restorative Justice site aims to provide up-to-date information about the use of restorative justice in Scotland . This is to provide a service to the restorative justice community in Scotland and also to enable the international community to gain insight into the current status of restorative justice in Scotland.

The Youth Justice Board Restorative Justice site contains useful links and downloads, including government policy documents and material for practitioners.

Restorative Justice: International.

The Centre for Restorative Justice at the Australian National University undertakes research on restorative justice

The Centre for Restorative Justice is linked with Simon Fraser University School of Criminology, funded by the Correctional Service of Canada.

The Council on Crime and Justice is an independent, non-profit organisation which has been involved in such areas as offender services, alternative sanctions, victim's rights, and restorative justice.

The European Forum for Victim-Offender Mediation and Restorative Justice provides information on the Forum and on the restorative justice movement in Europe and the rest of the world. It also aims to improve communication between all those interested in restorative justice.

The International Institute for Restorative Practices is a US organisation that provides education, consulting and research in support of the development of restorative practices around the world.

The Restorative Justice Centre in South Africa has some useful links and practice guidance.

The Restorative Justice Ireland Network website provide information about the various restorative justice programmes in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, and offers an access point for contacts, international and regional research, and information related to restorative justice.

Restorative Justice Online aims to be a non-partisan source of authoritative information on restorative justice. It is linked with the PFI Centre for Justice & Reconciliation

The Restorative Justice pages on the US National Institute of Justice on-line resource are designed to promote the understanding of restorative justice.

The Restorative Justice Trust in New Zealand
support the view that restorative justice creatively addresses the trauma of crime by recognising that victims have many needs which are not met in the current system.