Date: 26 November 2008
A study to provide a snapshot of the progress of the Croydon Integrated Domestic Violence Court pilot after 12 months. It explores emerging issues and offers recommendations for policy and good practice.
Date: 5 November 2008
An overview of the use of the Penalty Notice for Disorder on 10- to 15 year-olds in the six pilot forces between July 2005 and June 2006.
Date: 30 October 2008
A research report evaluating the victims' advocate scheme, which explored ways to improve the support available to families in murder and manslaughter cases.
Date: 13 October 2008
This report presents information derived from interviews conducted shortly after reception into prison with a representative sample of nearly 1,500 newly sentenced adult prisoners.
Date: 13 October 2008
A one-year follow-up of prisoners who took part in the Resettlement Surveys 2001, 2003 and 2004.
Inform, persuade and remind - An evaluation of a project to improve public confidence in the criminal justice system
Date: 10 September 2008
A research report summarising the results of an experiment designed to test the impact of providing information upon public confidence in the criminal justice system.
Date: 14 August 2008
A study providing an early evaluation of some of the measures of the Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004.
Date: 5 August 2008
A report assessing the role of county court anti-social behaviour co-ordinators under a scheme piloted for a year.
Implementing services for women offenders and those 'at risk' of offending - Action research with Together Women
Date: 1 August 2008
A research report on the early implementation of the Together Women programme, which addresses the needs of women offenders and those described as 'at risk' of offending.
Date: 3 July 2008
A report exploring victims' and witnesses' experiences of the criminal justice system and of the progress made at a local and national level against key initiatives.
Date: 16 June 2008
An evaluation of the impact of restorative justice in reducing reoffending.
Date: 11 June 2008
The aim of this study was to analyse what determines citizens' confidence in the justice system, by framing levels of confidence in the wider European context.
Date: 20 May 2008
A study evaluating the impact of the second phase of the Pathfinder project, which aimed at improving the effectiveness of getting offenders into work as a means of reducing reoffending.
Date: 19 May 2008
A rapid evidence assessment of evidence on the efficacy of interventions designed to reduce reoffending among female offenders.
Date: 1 April 2008
An independent evaluation of pilot dedicated drug courts, which were announced in December 2005 as part of the government's agenda to reduce drug-related crime.
Date: 27 March 2008
A report examining UK and international evidence on what factors may be associated with public and participant satisfaction with the justice system.
Date: 3 March 2008
A study providing baseline data on care proceedings brought under the Children Act 1989, which could be used to evaluate reforms to the care proceedings system.
Date: 29 February 2008
A national survey of effective performance management and the performance of Local Criminal Justice Boards.
Date: 18 February 2008
A research report on the extent and value of pro bono work (work done without compensation for the public good) undertaken by legal executives.
Date: 10 January 2008
The findings from the Human Rights Insight Project, which set out to establish whether human rights could be used empirically as a tool to improve the public's experience of public services.