Month: February 2016

Needs, not deeds: the failure of Scotland’s Youth Justice System

Fiona Dyer is practice development manager of the Youth Justice National Development Team within the Centre for Youth and Criminal Justice. The justice system in Scotland is a very confusing landscape where young people are concerned. When I first qualified

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Sentencing and Release from Prison: the End of ‘Automatic Early Release’?

In the first of three posts on current issues in sentencing in Scotland, Cyrus Tata considers the radical new arrangements governing the release of prisoners in Scotland that have just come into force. What are they and what impact will

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