Posts worth a second look

October 17, 2019 |

  600 words; 3 minutes to read. The introductory post for this blog was in early September of 2017, just over two years ago.  Since then we have posted well over 100 items on various aspects of criminal justice.  Many...

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Is crime about the individual or the society?

October 7, 2019 |

1000 words; 4 minutes to read. Many of the debates in criminal justice eventually come down to the question of how we understand wrongful behaviour. For most of human history, we have seen wrongdoing as lying in the individual who...

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Desistance from crime is the norm

August 15, 2019 |

This post is about 950 words and can be reach in about 4 minutes. Increasing evidence shows that most people who commit crimes stop doing so as they get older.  This finding, called one of the strongest in the whole...

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