What's New - 16th September 2020

The Lord Chancellor, Rt Hon Robert Buckland, QC, MP has delivered a speech launching a Ministry of Justice (MoJ) White Paper entitled; 'A Smarter Approach to Sentencing', which has been commented on by the Director of the Prison Reform Trust (PRT) and the Director of the Criminal Justice Alliance (CJA). See Latest Reports

The Forensic Science Regulator (Tully) has published a report entitled; 'Codes of Practice and Conduct: Bloodstain Pattern Analysis, (Issue 2).' See Latest Reports

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has announced new legislation to 'help ex-offenders to find a job – allowing them to turn their lives around and ending the cycle of crime.' Read more

The Foreign Secretary, Rt Hon Dominic Raab, MP has condemned 'continued Chinese cyber attacks on telecoms, tech and governments', and the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has issued advice on how to mitigate the identified threats. Read more

The Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW) has presented evidence to the Home Affairs Select Committee 'in a bid to highlight the detrimental impact of lengthy disciplinary investigations on members and their families', which has been reported on by Police Professional (Online). Read more

The British Society of Criminology (BSC) has posted a blog by Gabrielle Watson of Lincoln College, Oxford entitled; 'In Search of Respect.' Read more

PolicingInsight (Online) has published an article by Professor Jason Roach of the University of Huddersfield and Professor Ken Pease of the University of Derby entitled; 'It’s an ill wind: Self-selection policing opportunities in the pandemic.' Read more

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