Racial disparity

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  • report

    A safe place and a safe time


    This research looks at the provision of effective advocacy to Black and Minoritised victim-survivors of domestic abuse in contact with the criminal justice system.

  • report

    Children and young people’s voices on youth diversion and disparity

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    This project explores the experiences of children and young people currently in the youth justice system, and how they perceive these interactions with the police, solicitors and youth justice services to have been influenced by their ethnic background.

  • Literature review

    Disparities in youth diversion – an evidence review

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    This literature review summarises the international evidence base on racial disparities in accessing youth diversion schemes, in advance of the release of the Centre's research paper in the spring.


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    Building Trust: how our courts can improve the criminal court experience for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic defendants


    Widespread distrust among British-born Black, Asian and Minority ethnic (BAME) people towards the British justice system is undermining the legitimacy of our criminal courts. This report looks at the origins of the lack of trust in the system, why perceptions of fairness and trust in the justice system matter and what can be done to improve the experience of court for BAME defendants.