The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) new data portal makes its reliable global data on drugs and crime easier to access and visualise. It includes sections on types of crime (firearms, homicide, violence, sexual crime) criminal justice systems, prisons and drug related seizures.
University of Virginia School of Law has launched the Corporate Prosecutions Registry. It offers free access to detailed information about every federal organizational prosecution since 2001, as well as deferred and non-prosecution agreements with organizations since 1990. It is possible to browse by type of crime – fraud, money laundering, anti-trust, workplace safety, bribery – […]
Yes according to a new report Redefining criminality published by the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies which considers public attitudes to corporate and individual offending. It found that the majority of the population considered fraud by bankers and firms more serious than shoplifting. The study was based on a YouGov survey which sampled 1,745 […]
Joint Committee on the Draft Investigatory Powers Bill has just published a report with 86 recommendations on improving the clarity of the bill. The website has access to written and oral evidence presented. View the full text of the Bill and associated documents on the Home Office website Also released this week the Intelligence and […]
Despite government support for equality and recent legal reforms. discrimination continues In 2014, the Home Office recorded 4,622 hate crimes concerning sexual orientation in England and Wales and 555 concerning transgender. Galop has also found high levels in London Stonewall continues to reveal examples of discrimination. Its 2014 report from teachers found that despite recent […]
Global Peace Index 2014 released This is compiled by The Institute for Peace and Economics and ranks 162 nations according to levels of peacefulness. The definition uses 22 qualitative and quantitative indicators, the full methodology of which are described on the website. These include military spending, homicides and violent crime. There is also separate UK […]