Innovation: Unlocking Potential Within the Criminal Justice Sector (Huffington Post)

Article by Anton Shelupanov in Huffington Post: Innovation: Unlocking Potential Within the Criminal Justice Sector (external site)

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M’lud, try handing out iJustice (Sunday Times)

Article by Anton Shelupanov in the Sunday Times: M’lud, try handing out iJustice (external site)

Justice Perestroika: managing prisons in a time of crisis

That sounds more like the title of a book or a social movement, but I just wanted to commit to writing a few thoughts about the possible scenarios facing us in the “developed” world in the coming months and years. Perhaps someday sooner rather than later I could gather some of these ideas in something a little more solid than an online repository, but until then I shall document these thoughts here.

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Reform = Innovation?

Perhaps appropriately, innovation as a subject which is formally discussed in policy circles is in itself relatively new. Reform however has been around for centuries and millennia, and even in its contemporary guise, penal and security sector reform has been around for a few hundred years and has a strong history with its own legendary champions like Peter the Great, Jeremy Bentham and Nelson Mandela. There is a relationship between the two, but what is it, and at which point do they intersect?

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