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...
Towards a more self-financing courts system

Towards a more self-financing courts system

When Boris Berezovsky sued Roman Abramovich for £3 billion in the British High Court, it must have puzzled many onlookers. Why were two Russians – both billionaire oligarchs with fortunes made in the wake of the dissolution of the Soviet Empire – arguing in London...