Swifter and more certain justice will drive down crime

Swifter and more certain justice will drive down crime

There’s an old joke: What’s the difference between a good lawyer and a bad lawyer? A bad lawyer will drag your case out for months. But a good one can make it last years. Granted, it’s not an especially funny one, but it does give an insight into the way our justice...
Reforming the courts

Reforming the courts

Over the last two decades, criminal justice reformers in the United States have begun to use new and innovative court models to tackle drug addiction and alcoholism, reduce the unnecessary use of imprisonment and stop people coming back into the criminal justice...
Drug Courts work in America – and can work here

Drug Courts work in America – and can work here

Policy Exchange has often sought advice on policing and crime prevention from the United States – for instance, in seeking to translate the lessons of Bill Bratton and Mayor Giuliani, who precipitated the massive, unprecedented fall in crime experienced by New Yorkers...
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