Inevitably, this week's edition focuses on coronavirus and the ways it affects the criminal justice system, particularly everyone - prisoners & staff - in custody.
In other news, interesting new research on the effectiveness of lie detectors with sex offenders was published and a new project dedicated to the co-creation of a rehabilitation-focused justice system.
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The Week in Justice is kindly sponsored by specialist prison photographer Andy Aitchison.
Justice Committee Chair, Bob Neill sets out the challenge.
15 inspections suspended, to be reviewed at end of May
Guidance about visiting prisons during the coronavirus pandemic.
A House of Commons debate pack provides important information about health and safety for prison staff.
Former justice secretary David Gauke calls for early releases and suspension of short sentences to limit spread of infection
Detailed guidance (current 20 March)
Hearings of over three days deemed to pose unacceptable risk of spreading coronavirus
Work with Offenders reviews current policy and thinking around risk within the prison system
Excellent prison helping serious offenders make progress
This prison was found to have become safer and to have maintained high standards in other healthy prison tests.
Voluntary and mandatory polygraphs elicit risk-relevant information.
Offenders will make a greater financial contribution towards victim support services under new legislation
The ambition of the UK CoSIE pilot is to extend co-creation to the rehabilitation of offenders.
Zahra Wynne blogs on key issues & priorities
Rob Allen sets out a clear strategy for the CJS to tackle coronavirus
Do no harm, equality, transparency, humanity: values should guide the response to coronavirus
Using theatre to highlight the importance of working with sexual harm causers to prevent further victims