Week in Justice 15 April 2018

The focus of this week in criminal justice was very much Home Secretary Amber Rudd's publishing of the new serious violence strategy which is the mainstay of the government's response to the growing knife crime and murder rate.

While media discussion wanted to focus on austerity and the impact of fewer police officers, the strategy itself emphasised the importance of early intervention and prevention.

In other news, the Centre for Justice Innovation published an interesting report on how procedural fairness at court can help promote desistance with young adult offenders.

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