UK criminal justice

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The Guardian view on Shamima Begum: she ought to have her day in court | Editorial
Editorial: The supreme court’s decision to allow this formerly British woman to be exiled does more harm to the public interest than bringing her back

Editorial

26, Feb, 2021 @6:01 PM

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Charities raise concerns over remote legal advice in police interviews
Groups warn that practice greatly increases chances of miscarriages of justice

Ben Quinn

26, Feb, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Police watchdog castigates forces over use of stop and search
Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary says after 35 years police still unable to explain why black people are targeted more often

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

26, Feb, 2021 @12:01 AM

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The Guardian view on illegal drugs: the laws don’t work | Editorial
Editorial: A new minister in Scotland is on a mission to cut drug deaths. But a fresh approach to a complex problem is needed across the UK

Editorial

22, Feb, 2021 @7:34 PM

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Court delays allow violent offenders to avoid prison
A long-running backlog in the court system, exacerbated by the pandemic, can become a mitigating factor in sentencing

Michael Savage Policy editor

20, Feb, 2021 @10:30 PM

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Data lays bare strain on criminal justice system in England and Wales
Official figures show number of cases dealt with fell by 22% in the 12 months to September

Kevin Rawlinson

18, Feb, 2021 @6:30 PM

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William Macpherson: an establishment man with a sense of outrage
Judge in the Stephen Lawrence inquiry moved from scepticism to concern, to shock and incredulity

Hugh Muir

15, Feb, 2021 @4:06 PM

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Radical change needed in handling of rape cases, says England and Wales police lead
Exclusive: NPCC lead for rape says specialist capability was damaged during austerity years

Caelainn Barr and Alexandra Topping

14, Feb, 2021 @1:29 PM

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Lawyers seek justice for women jailed for killing abusive partners
A failure to account for previous violence has led to at least 20 unsafe murder convictions, campaigners claim

Hannah Summers

13, Feb, 2021 @3:52 PM

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Colin Norris: serial killer nurse conviction sent to court of appeal
New evidence calls into doubt 2008 case of man known as ‘angel of death’ for four murders in Leeds

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

12, Feb, 2021 @6:23 PM

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One in eight prisoners in England and Wales have had Covid
Prison reformers say figures support case for inmates to be given jabs as soon as possible

Jamie Grierson Home affairs correspondent

12, Feb, 2021 @3:58 PM

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Ten years in jail – Matt Hancock's threat is the distress call of a minister losing his grip | Simon Jenkins
This wild gesture toward would-be holidaymakers has drawn strong criticism from the right. But where is Labour, asks Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins

11, Feb, 2021 @6:07 PM

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