Criminal Law Reform Now Network
Launched in 2017, the mission of the Criminal Law Reform Now Network (CLRN Network) is to facilitate collaboration between academics and other legal experts to gather and disseminate comprehensible proposals for criminal law reform to the wider community. We include members of the public and mainstream media as well as legal professionals, police, policymakers and politicians. Our proposals might require legislation but we do not restrict ourselves to such projects. Reforms which public bodies such as the Home Office, Police or CPS can bring about by internal policies interest us, as do reforms which require the support of some of the judiciary, bearing in mind the proper judicial constraints on law making. We are ready to consult with and make suggestions to anyone who has the power to bring about reform.
We are grateful to have received funding for our network and individual projects through the AHRC (Network Grant); the University of Sussex; the University of Birmingham and the University of Cambridge.
Our projects focus on:
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Criminal Law Reform Now Conference - CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
If you could change one thing about the criminal law, what would it be? In collaboration with the Law Commission and its 14th Programme of Law Reform Consultation, the CLRNN will host a reform conference showcasing the best ideas in criminal law reform. See full details of the call for abstracts here.
New Blog Post: Rogers, 'Private Prosecutions – Scissors and Scythe'
Click here for our latest blog post, where Dr Jonathan Rogers (CLRNN Director and Private Prosecution Project Lead) discusses the Ministry of Justice response to the Justice Committee Report on Private Prosecutions.
Private Prosecutions Project - Scrutiny Symposium
Many thanks to all those attending this session, and particularly to our speakers. Your insights are greatly appreciated and will continue to inform the project. Whether you attended the symposium or not, we continue to welcome any inputs - please email Dr Laura Noszlopy (Birmingham Law School) <L.Noszlopy@bham.ac.uk>.
CLRNN PROJECTS - STATUS AND PROCESS
Updates on the progress of CLRNN Projects - An outline of how Network Projects are run
Call For Abstracts
Criminal Law Reform Now Conference - Big Ideas in Criminal Law Reform
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