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The eminent human rights lawyer and equality activist has joined Birkbeck’s School of Law.

07 June 2019

New report from The Institute for Criminal Policy Research warns of public health risks from prison overcrowding

03 June 2019

An evocative new exhibition, A History of Women’s Prisons, challenges assumptions about the social justice concerns of imprisonment.

15 May 2019

An innovative study by the Institute for Criminal Policy Research at Birkbeck, in partnership with Victim Support and the Centre for Justice Innovation, will explore the impact of language barriers in criminal justice policy.

03 May 2019

Graduates are formally celebrating their academic qualification at seven ceremonies across three days from 30 April to 2 May.

29 April 2019

Birkbeck scholars and collaborators were recognised for the ways in which they work with the public and non-academic communities to make their research accessible and to include non-academic expertise in their research practice.

27 March 2019

The School of Law at Birkbeck celebrated its 25th anniversary throughout the 2017/18 academic year.

19 December 2018

Birkbeck’s Centre for Research on Race and Law recently held a conference to mark the 20th anniversary of the United Families & Friends Campaign (UFFC).

06 December 2018

Part-time degrees are important drivers of social mobility and will be vital to reskilling the workforce post-Brexit by enabling people to work whilst studying, but the number of part-time undergraduates has more than halved since tuition fees increased dramatically in 2012.

20 November 2018

Prison populations continue to soar in much of the world, a new report published by the Institute for Criminal Policy Research shows.

07 November 2018