18 October 2023

Chance to Change Dererred Prosecution Scheme Pilot Qualitative Research Study

Open report

This report examines how the Chance to Change deferred prosecution scheme was delivered in the West Yorkshire and London pilot sites, and the experiences of the participants and professionals involved.

Publisher: Manchester Metropolitan University
Authors: Rachel Kinsella, Patrick Williams and Kevin Wong

young adults
Young Justice Advisors Impact report: 2016 – 2024

This report highlights the strengths, impact and legacy of the Young Justice Advisors project.
Publisher: Young Justice Advisors

June 2024
Always Hope Evaluation: Final Report

The University of Sussex was commissioned to assess the extent to which the Always Hope project had achieved its intended aims and impact.
Publisher: University of Sussex
Authors: Claire Durrant, Tamsin Hinton-Smith and Lisa Holmes

May 2024
Our sons and daughters: Is maturity considered in the magistrate’s court?

This report examines whether maturity is taken into account during court hearings based on the observations of almost 200 hearings involving a young adult defendant.
Publisher: Transform Justice
Authors: Fionnuala Ratcliffe, Penelope Gibbs