Institute of Criminal Justice Research

The History of the ICJR

Criminal Justice

The Institute’s founding Director, Professor Rutherford, was an active penal reformer (he was for many years the Chair of the Howard League for Penal Reform), and so the Institute has always maintained an interest in exploring and developing the relationship between criminal justice research and scholarship and policy and practice.

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Will Jennings

In recent months both the Law School and Social Sciences have recruited new academic staff who have become members of the Institute of Criminal Justice Research.

Meet one of our members - Will Jennings

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Critical Issues in Contemporary Penal Policy

On 22 October 2014, Southampton University’s Institute for Criminal Justice Research (ICJR) held its first annual one day conference.

The event addressed key issues in contemporary penal policy, with the following sessions:

- The Imprisonment of Dangerous Offenders

- The Future of Probation

- Youth Justice


The Institute for Law and the Web (ILAWS) - Social media police survelliance

17:00, 6 November 2014

An 'iCLIC' seminar

Professor Lilian Edwards from the University of Strathclyde will be speaking on social media police surveillance


Room 58/1009

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Name: Dr Sophie Stalla-Bourdillion


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