The Criminal Justice Centre in the School of Law at Warwick is a research centre, comprising one of the strongest groups of criminal justice scholars in the UK, devoted to the development of research scholarship, training and wider public engagement in criminal justice.
It provides the focus for a range of research activities including conferences, collaborative and interdisciplinary projects, workshops and other events, as well as hosting leading scholars and young researchers through its visitors' programme.
We have particular research strength in:
- Comparative criminal justice
- Criminal offences and criminalization
- Human rights & criminal justice
- Ethnographic research
- Criminal trials
- The philosophy of punishment
- International criminal law
We are currently engaged in large-scale European funded projects, a range of collaborative projects with scholars across the globe and research funded through major prestigious fellowships.
Anastasia Chamberlen (Warwick Sociology) has been awarded the prestigious BSC Book Award for her book Embodying Punishment: Emotions, Identities and Lived Experiences in Women's Prisons.
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