New briefing: Justice responses to domestic abuse during Coronavirus

This blog introduces our latest briefing, which draws out themes and lessons from how countries around the world are responding to cases of domestic abuse during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Justice responses to COVID-19 around the world

Our tracker collates public information on how justice systems around the world are being affected by the COVID-19 outbreak and developing their responses to it.

Pre-court diversion for adults

This toolkit is for practitioners who are involved in, or are considering creating, a pre-court diversion scheme for adults in contact with the criminal justice system.

Young people’s voices on youth court

This briefing paper highlights the experiences of young people in youth courts in their own words, and is a prelude to the publication of Time to get it right: Enhancing problem-solving practice in the Youth Court. 

'I’m sick and tired of being stereotyped'

This month’s guest blogger puts the spotlight on how he feels stereotypes and prejudice can strain the relationship between the police and the communities they serve.
Area of focus

Family drug and alcohol courts

Family drug and alcohol courts (FDACs) are a problem-solving court approach which improve outcomes for children involved in care proceedings. They offer an alternative way of supporting parents to overcome the substance misuse, mental health and domestic abuse problems that have put their children at risk of serious harm.