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Celebrating Success in the Criminal Justice System: Quakers in Criminal Justice Conference 2013 Quakers in Criminal Justice (QICJ) is an informal network of Quakers with an active interest in criminal justice. I recently joined them in Swanwick, Derbyshire, England, at … Continue reading
Defence for Children International – Palestine Section has long been monitoring the situation of Palestinian Children detained by the Israeli Authorities. Their statistics make grim reading but are also a source of reliable information about what is going on. There … Continue reading
The European Union relies on the idea of mutual trust between Member States. In areas where national laws and practices differ widely across the EU, this mutual trust becomes harder to foster. This was the issue at the heart of … Continue reading
QCEA has just published its latest piece of criminal justice research, a report on prisoner resettlement policy in different Member States of the Council of Europe. For more information, and to download the report, click here.
Controversies over the EU’s precise role in criminal justice have meant that much of its most meaningful work has been in funding cooperation and knowledge-sharing between different national institutions that work in the field. Leo Tigges is the Secretary General … Continue reading