Young people and race in the criminal justice system
The number of young offenders has fallen to a record low, but the proportion of BAME young offenders in custody has risen over the last ten years.
Young offenders from ethnic minorities
HM Inspectorate of Prisons found that 47% of people in young offender institutions said they were black, Asian or minority ethnic in 2015/16.
Black people and justice: the viral poster, factchecked
A poster about the differences between white and black people's experiences of work and criminal justice in the UK has been circulating on social media.
Black people and criminal justice
Black people are over-represented at several different stages in the criminal justice process, and there’s some evidence to suggest racial bias.
Deaths of BAME people in police custody
The Independent Police Complaints Commission published new statistics on deaths in police custody today.
The criminal courts
An expert overview of the courts that hold criminal trials in England and Wales.
Factchecking the criminal legal aid dispute
Lawyers are taking industrial action over changes to criminal legal aid, including a reduction in fees. We've factchecked some of the claims in this debate.