Frances Crook

Blog Entries by Frances Crook

Our Justice System Should Be Smarter and Smaller - Not Privatised

(12) Comments | Posted February 15, 2013 | 7:00 PM

"Nothing short of shambolic" uttered the softly spoken Sir Alan Beith MP, chairman of the Justice Select Committee, as he was passing judgement on the government's handling of court interpretation services.

This service may sound like a minor detail, but failing to provide an interpreter at the right time can...

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Child Victims Are Seen as Criminals

(11) Comments | Posted July 11, 2012 | 8:00 PM

We published new research on Tuesday: Out of place: The policing and criminalisation of sexually exploited girls and young women, written by Professor Jo Phoenix, that revealed that many sexually exploited girls commit crime to try and escape the men who exploit them or as a cry for...

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