The Centre for Justice Innovation champions practice innovation and evidence-led policy reform in a variety of areas.

Community advice

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Community Advice is an advice, information and support service based in Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court. It is free to use and it is completely independent from the judicial process.
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Community sentences

We work to improve the use and effectiveness of community sentences, and reduce the use of short prison sentences.
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Family drug and alcohol courts

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We work to improve outcomes for children and families
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Court reform

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We work to help courts innovate in response to shifting demand, scarce resources and technological change.
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We work to improve the use and effectiveness of pre-court diversion to keep communities safer.
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Improving fairness

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We work to improve perceptions of fairness and legitimacy in the justice system.
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Problem solving

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We work to encourage court reform that goes beyond processing cases to solve the problems that bring people to court.
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Mapping Innovation

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We work to promote the best of Britain’s innovative justice practice.
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