Public Meeting: How can we dismantle criminal justice and create a just society? Over the last thirty years out society has been persuaded to use ‘criminal justice’ as a way of solving social problems. The number of people criminalised as well as the numbers sent to prison have spiralled out of control. Victims’ needs … Continue reading
Plans for the building of a ‘secure college’ in Leicestershire have reportedly been put on hold until after the general election. The Reclaim Justice Network has published a briefing raising concerns about these institutions and urging all political parties to completely abandon the plans completely. The article below elaborates on these concerns and highlights the need for a … Continue reading
The Reclaim Justice Network would like to draw attention to the mass hunger strikes and protest across at least five different Immigration Detention Centres including Harmondsworth, Dungavel, Colnbrook, Morton Hall and Tinsley House.
JM Moore argues that prison works very well in maintaining an unjust society and deflecting attention from wider harms. Debates around the question ‘does prison work?’ tend to focus on how it meets the philosophical justifications for its deployment as state punishment. Does prison deter, rehabilitate, incapacitate? Is it a just response to crime? In answering these … Continue reading
There are alternatives to the criminal justice system. Some are already being implemented. You can be involved in creating more. Download the new Reclaim Justice Network pamphlet.