Reading Time: 17 minutes An extended blogpost on the Coronavirus (Recovery and Reform) (Scotland) Bill, looking ahead to Stage 3.
Tag: Criminal justice
Settled Status and Criminal Records
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog looks at some of the issues related to applications for settled status by prisoners and those with a criminal record
Brexit and EU justice policy – the final countdown?
Reading Time: 4 minutes During the next two days, SPICe will publish four blogs examining the impact of a no-deal Brexit. This blog examines what no-deal would mean for
Forensic Medical Services (Victims of Sexual Offences) (Scotland) Bill – what’s happened in the Parliament so far?
Reading Time: 4 minutes A summary of the Forensic Medical Services Bill and its consideration at Stages 1 and 2, in time for the Stage 3 debate.
Coronavirus (Covid-19): trial by jury
Reading Time: 8 minutes This blog outlines what has been happening in relation to jury trials following the introduction of social distancing restrictions.
Coronavirus (Covid-19): prisoner numbers
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog looks at the impact on prisoner numbers of measures taken in response to the coronavirus
Coronavirus (COVID-19) – social distancing
Reading Time: 3 minutes This blog outlines restrictions placed on the general public in Scotland with the aim of limiting the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) through social distancing.
Twenty Years of Imprisonment
Reading Time: 12 minutes As part of the programme to mark 20 years of the Scottish Parliament, this blog looks at the use of imprisonment since devolution.
Does your face fit?
Reading Time: 4 minutes This post looks at the need to balance the use of biometrics in tackling crime whilst also protecting the privacy and human rights of individuals.
A new approach to women offenders in Scotland
Reading Time: 5 minutes Where were we? Scotland has come a long way in its approach to women offenders in recent years. For example, until the mid 2000s, women